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Hiring an End-of-Life Enforcer

The chilling dilemma of “the unbefriended elderly,” who don’t have family or close friends to make medical decisions on their behalf if they can’t speak for themselves, generated a bunch of ideas the last time we discussed it. One reader, Elizabeth from Los Angeles, commented that as an only child who had no children, she wished she could hire someone to take on this daunting but crucial responsibility. “I would much rather pay a professional, whom I get to know and who knows me, to make the decisions,” she wrote. “That way it is an objective decision-maker based on the…

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Caring for Someone With Alzheimer’s Disease Seminar

Our office, The Elder Law Office of David Wingate, in association with the Alzheimer's Association is putting on a seminar on "Caring for Someone With Alzheimer's Disease." The seminar will be held on November 12, 2013 at 6.00 pm at Dutch's Daughter, Frederick, Maryland. Please RSVP at david@davidwingate.com or 301 663 9230.  

Easter Seals Adult Day Services recently hosted “Medicare 2014: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” Seminar

Easter Seals Adult Day Services recently hosted “Medicare 2014: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” Seminar at The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Inter-Generational Center. More than 50 social workers and registered nurses attended to gain a better understanding of the Medicare benefits changes of 2014. Presenters Jack Davidson, Director of Community Outreach and Event Planning, Advanced Nursing and Home Support, and David Wingate, Eldercare Attorney at the Elder Law Office of David Wingate LLC, offered information about Medicare exchanges, penalties, waiting periods, pre-existing conditions and more. Davidson helped attendees better understand Medicare Benefits and its changes, ethics, rights and…

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Save the Date – Martini and a Movie – Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

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“Dealing with the Fighting Family” What Every Professional Needs to Know….

IMPORTANT  UPCOMING Category 1 Social Work CEU SEMINAR REVEALS “Dealing with the Fighting Family” What Every Professional Needs to Know…. Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Networking: 11:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. CEU Seminar: 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. Location: Sunrise Senior Living, 990 Waterford Drive, Frederick, MD 21702 Complementary Lunch and Door Prize Drawing   Join David Wingate as he presents “Dealing with the Fighting Family” seminar and explains how it affects professionals, care providers and individuals who deal with dysfunctional family dynamics. Receive a Social Work Category 1 CEU or a Certificate of Attendance! Highlights Include: Ø  Event Stressors –…

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Dealing With The Fighting Family – Seminar – Oct. 23 rd

IMPORTANT UPCOMING Category 1 Social Work CEU SEMINAR REVEALS
“Dealing with the Fighting Family”
That Every Professional Needs to Know….

“How to Get Medicaid Coverage For Your Nursing Home Care…Without Selling Your Home or Leaving Your Family Without a Dime”

One of the biggest fears that many people have today is the fear of having their life savings wiped out if they end up in a nursing home.  What a shame to see someone’s life savings of 30, 40, or 50 years wiped out in a matter of months.  Whether you or a family member is in a crisis or not, it is important that you understand what you can do to protect your hard earned assets!  Most of the public does not yet realize that the laws on asset protection and long-term care planning has changed, therefore, it is…

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Would you please support our efforts to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease?

The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the annual opportunity to raise funds for this disease in a way that leads to community education, and encourages the investment of funds into research for treatment and a cure.  From our perspective as an elder law firm, there is no question that Alzheimer’s disease is the single biggest issue we face.  There are no easy answers to this horrible disease.  As we provide comfort and assistance to our clients and families, we try to encourage understanding. We don’t ask for charitable donations very often.  However, Alzheimer’s disease is one of our primary charitable…

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“How to Get Medicaid Coverage For Your Nursing Home Care…Without Selling Your Home or Leaving Your Family Without a Dime”

One of the biggest fears that many people have today is the fear of having their life savings wiped out if they end up in a nursing home.  What a shame to see someone’s life savings of 30, 40, or 50 years wiped out in a matter of months.  Whether you or a family member is in a crisis or not, it is important that you understand what you can do to protect your hard earned assets!  Most of the public does not yet realize that the laws on asset protection and long-term care planning has changed, therefore, it is…

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Here is a video clip about what the clients of The Elder Law Office of David Wingate are saying.

Here is a video clip about what the clients of The Elder Law Office of David Wingate are saying.

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