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Why the Hispanic Community Needs Us
by Patricia Fuertes Keyes

Elder Exploitation – Not just for someone else’s family, friends and neighbors
by Alice Reiter Feld

Elder Law Attorney Alice Reiter Feld: My Personal Journey (PDF)
by Alice Reiter Feld

Caregivers Bill of Rights

What is the difference between Dementia and Alzheimer’s? (PDF)
by Bob DeMarco

Planning a Happy Funeral (PDF)
by Rabbi Mitch Feld, MSW

Independent Living (PDF)
by Elaine McGrath

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Special Report: The "Time Bomb"...Why You Need a Board Certified Elder Law Attorney to Apply for Your Veteran's or Medicaid Benefits. A discussion of the pitfalls, minefields and blunders that clients have experienced when they did not seek the assistance of a board certified elder law attorney to navigate these complex applications processes. True-life horror stories of issues our clients have endured, the money they have wasted and the mistakes we have corrected.

Special Report: Special Concerns in Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples. There are 5.5 million households in the US classified as "unmarried" and many of these are same-sex households. Although the LGBT community can certainly take advantage of much of the traditional estate planning tools we use, they can also benefit from some of the unique tools designed to address the special needs of this community that require special planning