Steven R. Sabat, Ph.D. — Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Georgetown University Steven R. Sabat is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Georgetown University. He received Georgetown College’s Edward B. Bunn Award for Excellence in Teaching three times (1988, 1995, 2013), the Georgetown College Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching (2003) and the College Academic Council’s Award […]

Rothkoff Law Group is pleased to welcome Cara Willis to our team as Elder Care Coordinator. Cara comes to the firm with over ten years experience as a social worker in Mercer County, New Jersey.  Her most recent experience is in an acute rehabilitation facility, where she worked directly with patients and family members to navigate […]

Art Exhibit by ARTZ Philadelphia ARTZ Philly’s mission is to provide opportunities for self-expression and for the rebuilding of self-esteem and dignity to people with dementia and those who care for them. We achieve this mission through evidence-based programs that connect people living with dementia and their care partners with artists, cultural organizations, and each […]

Joyce Evans of Fox29 News recently interviewed two Rothkoff staff members regarding Alzheimer’s and other age-related debilitating diseases. Both Stephanie and Linda know first hand the trials and tribulations of caring for a parent with Alzheimer’s disease. Stephanie’s mother, Lois, who used to work alongside her daughter at Rothkoff Law Group, is currently battling the […]

With the astounding level of focus and attention given the medical interventions to slow, reverse or prevent dementia and age-related disease, and the equally astounding lack of progress, I find too little attention is given to innovations and advances made by individuals and corporations worldwide.  Many people are familiar with the Dementia Village concept originating […]

This is an example of why we love what we do.  Our client who was living alone with her 10-year old Yorkie mix, Penny, was in need of immediate nursing home placement.  The client dog owner had no immediate relatives to assist her.  She was very concerned about her dog who could not go with […]

Join our team for the Philadelphia Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Sunday 11/10/19 or make a donation on behalf of all of those living with this disease Together we can make a difference! #endalz For those of you that have recently joined Rothkoff Law Group, here is a blog I wrote in October 2018, where I shared […]

We are proud to announce Steven D.W. Miller has joined our office as an associate attorney in our Radnor and Trevose, PA offices.    Steven Miller is an attorney, licensed in both Pennsylvania and Massachusetts, who concentrates his practice in the areas of Elder Law, Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Tax Law, Guardianships, Special Needs, and […]

Roxane Crowley was named by SJ Magazine as a 2019 South Jersey “Top Attorney” for excellence in the area of elder law.  Lawyers on the “Top Attorneys” list were voted by other attorneys in South Jersey and described by the publication as “standouts in the legal arena” and “esteemed attorneys who have risen to the […]

Janie DeLeon Male, our Director of Care Coordination, has been with the Rothkoff Law Group since May 2006.  Effective August 2, 2019, Janie will be leaving our office.   During her thirteen year plus tenure with the Rothkoff Law Group, Janie has become a well-respected local, statewide and national authority on care coordination for seniors within […]

Medical Aid in Dying will be legal in New Jersey this week.  Here is what you need to know. On Aug. 1, New Jersey officially becomes the eighth state in the nation to allow its terminally ill residents to hasten their death with prescribed medications. Patients must find two physicians to certify that they are […]

In 2016, the Obama Administration promulgated regulations prohibiting pre-dispute arbitration agreements between nursing homes residents (or their representative) and facilities. On July 18, 2019, the Trump Administration published a Final Rule rolling back certain features of the 2016 resident protection. Most notably, the Final Rule removes the requirement prohibiting facilities from entering into pre-dispute arbitration […]

The Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions’ AgeWell Collaboratory is seeking the assistance of health care professionals working with seniors to evaluate a mobile app to keep older adults safe at home.  If interested, please refer to the information below.     Greetings AgeWell Collaboratory Organizational Partners: We are writing to see if you […]

A new study has found almost all Americans take Social Security at the wrong time.  The study found that only 4 percent of retirees start claiming their Social Security benefits at the most financially optimal time, according to a new study from United Income, an online investment management and financial planning firm.  You can read […]