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As an elder care lawyer for almost 19 years, I have learned the importance of studying health care delivery systems, specifically related to the delivery of services to seniors. There is no doubt the U.S. health care system can and should improve the health care services provided for an increasingly aging population. In November 2016, […]

We are proud to announce that Roxane Crowley has joined our office as an associate attorney in our Cherry Hill, New Jersey office. Roxane joined the Rothkoff team from Philadelphia VIP, a public interest law firm, where she was a supervising attorney. She began her career in Elder Law at the SeniorLAW Center in Philadelphia […]

As I have previously stated, I probably would not be practicing law if I did not practice elder care law. Eighteen years ago, once I started to explore this fascinating, challenging area of practice, I was hooked. Practicing in this evolving area of law provides a high level of satisfaction in knowing we make a […]

Our entire elder law team considers it a privilege and high honor to be able to assist the elderly and those with disabilities in navigating the long-term care system.  With this privilege comes great responsibility. As an attorney, my duty is to advocate to the best of my ability for each individual client.  However, as […]

The Medicare Open Enrollment Period for 2017 has arrived.  Throughout the year, Medicare has different enrollment periods. The Open Enrollment Period, or OEP, is the timeframe during which Medicare beneficiaries (people with Medicare) can make changes to their Medicare plans. This year’s OEP will take place October 15 through December 7, 2015. Any changes you […]

  As I write this article, I am sitting by my wife’s side while she lies in a hospital bed recovering from a high fever and an infection.  We have already heard terminology used such as she is under “observation status” and her assigned physician is a “hospitalist.”  We also have spoken with her physician […]

Jerry has gone above and beyond our expectations. His ability to keep his hand on the pulse of the ever changing eldercare landscape combined with his true desire to guide us seamlessly through many difficult decisions has been the answer to our prayers.  After successfully raising ten children, the time has come to put mom […]

We are pleased to announce that Jacalyn Hoffman has joined our office as the Client Service Coordinator.  Jacalyn brings over ten years of social work experience to the Rothkoff Law Group.  Initially, Jacalyn started her career employed as a child protective service worker but soon thereafter discovered a passion for the geriatric population and subsequently […]

Below is our lead article from our 2016 Spring newsletter just out: 16 YEARS OF ELDER LAW ACCORDING TO SPRINGSTEEN, by Jerold E. Rothkoff My wife, knowing that I am a huge Springsteen fan, recently gave me a new wallet as a gift with a Springsteen quote engraved on the wallet.  This wonderful, thoughtful gift […]

The Medicare Open Enrollment Period for 2016 has arrived.  For a quick rundown on what you need to know, take a look at this basic Q&A. What is it? Throughout the year, Medicare has different enrollment periods. The Open Enrollment Period, or OEP, is the timeframe during which Medicare beneficiaries (people with Medicare) can make […]

The Glove

November 1, 2015 Article

            I am writing this article a week after the Jewish High Holy days and the Pope’s two day visit to Philadelphia.  The past week has been an opportunity for self reflection and inspiration hearing the Pope’s words of wisdom.  However, you do not necessarily need to wait one year for Yom Kippur or a […]

Our elder law team very much enjoys working with our senior and disabled clients and their families, helping them navigate their long-term care issues and reach workable solutions. However, in many cases, we are attempting to navigate within a long- term care system in which the deck is already stacked against our clients. For example, […]