PRESS RELEASE TREVOSE, PA (July, 2020) - Pennsylvania-based Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA), Bryan J. Adler, has earned an esteemed reputation advising and counseling clients in the areas of elder care law, life care planning, asset protection, veterans’ benefits, estate planning, guardianships and long-term care advocacy for both Pennsylvania and New Jersey residents. As a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Mr. Adler serves on the Practice Development and Success Committee. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys and the [...]
The State of New Jersey has announced directives for long-term care facilities to restart visits with family and friends. Beginning June 21, New Jersey's nursing homes, assisted living residences, dementia care homes, pediatric transitional care homes, and comprehensive personal care homes, can welcome reunions with loved ones in a designated outdoor space. Individuals should check with long-term care facilities for specific visitor policies. Pursuant to the NJ Department of Health Directive, measures that must be in place to reduce risks. Directives for long-term care facilities to restart visits A [...]
What will the future of elder care look like after the COVID-19 pandemic? We are excited to announce that Rothkoff Law Group will be hosting a Virtual Town Hall with Eloy Van Hal, the co-founder of the Dementia Village, a small-scale senior housing community in the Netherlands. He is setting the standard for the what the future of elder care could look like. Let me share how we came to be a part this exciting community forum. Over three years ago, Jerry Rothkoff traveled to the Netherlands as part [...]
On May 27, 2020, the New England Journal of Medicine published an article entitled, “ Long-Term Care Policy after COVID-19 — Solving the Nursing Home Crisis”. The authors argue that the tragedy unfolding in nursing homes over the past three months is the result of our country’s decades of neglect of long-term care policy. Specifically, “COVID-19 has exposed the cracks in our tenuous system of providing and funding long-term care, and there are no easy fixes. But we believe we are well past due for comprehensive policies that take [...]
Calling ALL Professionals.... Tuesdays at 3:00 PM for NJ and Thursday at 3:00 PM for PA Let's Start Talking: Working together to Utilize our Professional Partnerships when Advocating and Setting Expectations for Families and Residents. Facilitator: Rothkoff Law Group As a life care planning firm, we work very hard to establish relationships with various professionals of this industry with the goal that we can connect those services to our clients in their time of need. Now is the time where we as Senior Care Advocates can work together [...]
In the Summer 2019 edition of the Rothkoff Quarterly Newsletter we covered the following: We Love (Virtual) Hugs, Rothkoff NJ Elder Care Symposium Postponed to October 8, 2020, Rothkoff Law Was Well Represented at San Diego Conference, and Rothkoff Law Group Celebrates 20th Anniversary.
Over 80 people, including current and former staff along with their guests gathered at a Center City Philadelphia restaurant on January 17, 2020 to celebrate our firm’s 20th anniversary. At the celebration, Jerry Rothkoff’s message to all those attending was “You are only as good as the people you associate with. Thank you to our entire elder care law team, our clients, and their families for your hard work, dedication, and faith in our office over the past twenty years. We look forward to many more years of doing [...]
On March 4-6, 2020, 12 Rothkoff Law team members attended the Life Care Planning Law Firms Association (LCPLFA) annual conference in San Diego, CA. The Rothkoff team had the largest representation of any law firm in the country. Jerry Rothkoff was asked by a conference attendee if he found value in bringing a dozen of his team across the country for three days. His answer was a resounding yes. He went on to say, “Our firm values continually educating our team. I find great joy in watching our team [...]
Due to COVID-19, the NJ Elder Care Symposium has been postponed until October 8, 2020. On the original Symposium date, April 30, 2020, we will be holding a virtual town forum on the impact of COVID-19 on the long-term care community. More information to follow. We want to thank the following sponsors for their participation, patience and support of our 3rd annual New Jersey Elder Care Symposium. Individual tickets can be purchased by visiting https://rothkofflaw.com/symposium/. Thank you to all of our 2020 NJ Sponsors and Exhibitors.
During the month of April you are invited to join Attorney Bryan J. Adler, Esq., CELA*, for a 15-20 minute at home chair workout. Not only is Bryan a Certified Elder Law Attorney but he is also a Certified Personal Trainer. These short workouts are designed as a low-impact activity with items already in your home. Tune in on Wednesday and Friday's to our Facebook Page. Our first session is Friday April 3, 200 at 11:00 am. See you then. *Certified as an Elder Law Attorney through the [...]
Join us for a Virtual CEU! This event is sponsored by SageLife and Rothkoff Law Group.
In these uncertain times Rothkoff Law Group recognizes that the need for healthcare advocacy has become paramount. Our professional partners continue to advocate and set expectations for families and residents. Their need for accurate information, sharing best practices and supporting one another has never been greater than during this fluid situation. In light of the current pandemic, Rothkoff Law Group is proud to announce that on Thursday, June 4 we are offering an ONLINE PANEL DISCUSSION consisting of local healthcare and business leaders who will highlight their journey [...]
Rothkoff Law Group Estate and Elder Care Planning During COVID-19: Answers to Common Client Questions
What a difference a few weeks makes in all our lives. While this too shall pass, clients have been calling with a variety of questions. In case you have some of the same questions, we wanted to share them with you as answers can ease anxieties. Are we open for business and accepting appointments? YES We are following all health care guidelines and state orders. Therefore, our entire staff is working remotely. However, we all have access to client documents, and communicate via Zoom, telephone, and/or email. We are [...]
Bridge the generations. Schools are closed and students are settling in at home with Distance Learning. Residents of our local nursing homes and assisted living communities are isolated as their family and friends are not allowed to enter the buildings to visit. Rothkoff Law Group is spearheading a fun and meaningful project to help bring the two generations together. Students can support our local communities during this time of COVID-19 isolation by writing letters, drawing pictures, and taking photos that would spread cheer to our senior community. Rothkoff Law [...]
There have been several emergency declarations from CMS in response to COVID-19. Our friends at Takacs McGinnis in Tennessee have put together an excellent synopsis of the most recent changes. COVID-19 and Medicare Rule Changes: What You Need to Know