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Welcome to the blog of R. F. Meyer & Associates, where we share company news and informative articles related to our Elder Law, Probate and Estate Planning legal practice.

June newsletter from RFMA now available

June newsletter from RFMA now available

Earlier today we released our June R.F. Meyer & Associates client newsletter. Articles this month feature good information on Living Wills and Do Not Resuscitate Orders, and some finer points of Medicaid planning, Medicare navigation and Estate Planning for a...

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How to Fight a Nursing Home Discharge

How to Fight a Nursing Home Discharge

Once a resident is settled in a nursing home, being told to leave can be very traumatic. Nursing homes are required to follow certain procedures before discharging a resident, but family members often accept the discharge without questioning it. Residents can fight...

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What’s a Health Care Proxy and Why Do I Need One?

What’s a Health Care Proxy and Why Do I Need One?

If you become incapacitated, who will make your medical decisions? A health care proxy allows you to appoint someone else to act as your agent for medical decisions. It will ensure that your medical treatment instructions are carried out, and it is especially...

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May 2019 RFMA newsletter released

May 2019 RFMA newsletter released

Medicare covers preventative care services, including an annual wellness visit. But confusing a wellness visit with a physical could be very costly. As part of the Affordable Care Act, Medicare beneficiaries receive a free annual wellness visit. At this visit, your...

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A Tax Break to Help Working Caregivers Pay for Day Care

A Tax Break to Help Working Caregivers Pay for Day Care

We’ve just released the May 2019 newsletter from R.F. Meyer & Associates, and it features informative articles on topics we know are important for many of our clients: Medicare, Estate Planning, Medicaid and Social Security. The CliffsNotes version: Medicare...

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Donor-Advised Fund Option for Tax Break Under New Law

Donor-Advised Fund Option for Tax Break Under New Law

Paying for day care is one of the biggest expenses faced by working adults with young children, a dependent parent, or a child with a disability, but there is a tax credit available to help working caregivers defray the costs of day care (called "adult day care" in...

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