August 2019

Nursing Home Problem #12

Could internal policies at your elderly loved one's nursing home be in violation of federal law? In the Nursing Home Problems Video Series, members of the Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law team discuss some of the most common issues encountered by nursing home residents and their families. This week, attorney and partner Tim Takacs wraps up the 12-week series with Problem #12.

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The GI Bill Turns 75

The Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, also known as the G.I. Bill, is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. Many consider the G.I. Bill one of the greatest pieces of legislation ever enacted in this country. Associate Attorney and veteran Chris Johnson explains the G.I. Bill's origins and its ongoing impact.

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Timothy L. Takacs Named to 2020 Best Lawyers List

Please join us in congratulating Tim Takacs for being named to The Best Lawyers of America list for the 14th year in a row!

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Nursing Home Problem #11

Could internal policies at your elderly loved one's nursing home be in violation of federal law? In the Nursing Home Problems Video Series, members of the Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law team discuss some of the most common issues encountered by nursing home residents and their families. This week, attorney and partner Barbara McGinnis talks about Problem #11.

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Listen to Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law Hour

Did you know that you can listen to Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law Hour while you're working or driving? The audio files from many of the show's previous episodes are now available on our SoundCloud channel and will soon be available on the most popular podcasting platforms. Check it out!

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Life after Caregiving

If your role as caregiver comes to an end, what happens next?

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Nursing Home Problem #10

Could internal policies at your elderly loved one's nursing home be in violation of federal law? In the Nursing Home Problems Video Series, members of the Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law team discuss some of the most common issues encountered by nursing home residents and their families. This week, Associate Attorney talks about Problem #10.

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Misconception Monday: Joint Accounts

It's Misconception Monday! Let's talk about joint accounts. Older adults often add their adult children to their bank accounts. But is it really in their best interest to do this? Certified Elder Law Attorney Tim Takacs explains why joint accounts are almost always a bad idea, for reasons you might not expect.

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The Importance of Friendship

Moving to an independent living, assisted living, or skilled nursing facility can have unexpected benefits for older adults, especially when it comes to social connections. Elder Care Coordinator Pati Bedwell shares her personal experience on the topic of friendship.  

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Removal of Net Worth Requirement for VA Health Benefits

The removal of the net worth requirement for VA healthcare means that more veterans will be able to access needed services. If you're looking after an elderly veteran, this is worth checking out.

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