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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 […]

The 2013 Settlement in Jimmo v. Sebelius confirmed that Medicare coverage should be determined based on a beneficiary’s need for skilled care (nursing or therapy), not on the individual’s potential for improvement. Unfortunately, more than six years after the Settlement’s approval, Medicare beneficiaries and providers across the country are still having significant problems with the […]

Your loved one is about to be discharged from the hospital and the hospital social worker advises your loved one is in need of rehabilitation services prior to going home.  The social worker gives you a list of three area rehabilitation centers which have an open bed. How do you decide which rehabilitation center is […]

Several years ago, my parents were planning an overseas trip to Israel.  A month or so prior to their anticipated departure, my dad mentioned in passing that my parents needed to update their Wills; having not done so in 20 years.  I imagined that, in the back of their minds, the fear of an accident […]

by Jerold E. Rothkoff, Esq. I have been practicing elder care law for almost twenty years, helping families navigate the long-term care process. I receive great personal satisfaction knowing our elder care teams’ advocacy help improve the lives of a senior and their caregiver loved ones. However, unexpectedly, the advocacy I do each day can have additional […]

Your loved one is about to be discharged from the hospital and the hospital social worker advises your loved one is in need of rehabilitation services prior to going home.  The social worker gives you a list of three area rehabilitation centers which have an open bed.  How do you decide which rehabilitation center is […]

Last week, on NPR’s program, Fresh Air With Terri Gross, the topic was “Dementia Reimagined: Can There be Happiness for Those With Memory Loss”,  A New Approach To Dementia.  Without a cure for dementia, it is important to provide meaningful interactions for those with dementia and their caregivers.   My wife and I recently hosted […]

On May 9, 2019, members of the Rothkoff Law team including Jerry Rothkoff, Bryan Adler, Roxanne Crowley, Kaitlin Dirxx, and Chelsea Ganssle traveled to Washington, DC to attend the Center for Medicare Advocacy’s sixth annual National Voices of Medicare Summit and Senator Jay Rockefeller Lecture at the Kaiser Family Foundation.  The theme of the day […]

TREVOSE, PA (May 15, 2019) – Pennsylvania-based Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA),  Bryan Adler, has earned a 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 […]

We’re Hiring!! Elder Law Paralegal for our Cherry Hill, NJ office. Interested or know someone that would be? Share this post! Here is what we are looking for: The successful candidate will possess highly refined skills in the areas ofcritical thinking, written and verbal communication, attention to detail, organization and information monitoring, and stress tolerance. […]