The past couple of years have shown us many challenges, and now a new one seems to be on the horizon; a recession. A lot of people are now at crossroads asking themselves, “Do I plan for a potential recession or wait to see what happens.” So, is there a reason to panic? At Somekh […]
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Over the last two years, the state of New York has made several changes to the Medicaid home care program. If you’re trying to establish a plan or find care for a loved one, these changes have probably made an already stressful situation all the more chaotic. One of the changes that have been made […]
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Demand for home care is rising in New York, due to the large, rapidly aging Baby Boomer population and a cultural shift toward growing old in place rather than in group facilities. But recruiting home health aides to do the job has become increasingly difficult. Home care staffing agencies and disabled New Yorkers who receive state […]
The only thing certain about life is that nothing is certain at all. Unfortunately, we really have no way to know what tomorrow will bring. However, if we start planning now, we can provide our families with prompt closure when the time comes to leave them behind. Here are four reasons why we should be […]
**A Few Important Updates** First and foremost, we wish all of our clients, friends, families and neighbors good health and well-being throughout this very unprecedented crisis. We will be monitoring our phones and emails remotely and will do our very best to stay in touch with those who need us. This week, we have filed […]
A primary focus of our practice is helping clients access Medicaid to pay for home health aides. We call this Medicaid Home Care. Since Medicaid is a means-tested program, we begin with ensuring the client is eligible financially, both income- and asset-wise. See https://tinyurl.com/qqhcy7l . That can be a complex process, depending on each individual client’s […]
ICS CLOSING MARCH 31, 2019. As reported in January 2019 Update below, ICS MLTC plan will be closing at the end of March 2019, Following the “unofficial” letter of Jan. 7, 2019 announcing the closing from ICS CEO Rick Surpin, the NYS Department of Health sent all ICS members a letter dated January 25, 2019 explaining that those members […]
Neighborhood Service Pages: Elder Law Attorney for New Hyde Park, Queens, NY Elder Law Lawyer, Lori R. Somekh has a great goal for helping our senior population from the financial strains and difficulties of growing older. Lori was admitted to practice law in New York and the Federal Courts. She established her own firm in […]
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