Protecting Seniors from Computer and Phone Scams

Unfortunately, as technology continues to advance, schemes to defraud the public become more and more sophisticated. As soon as computers became part of the landscape, so did computer scammers, criminals willing and able to invade privacy, steal identities, and convince innocents to part with their money. Similarly, as soon as smartphones became...

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What Elders Need to Know About Medicare

Most people over the age of 65 in the United States are eligible for Medicare. However, if you're unfamiliar with Medicare, it can be quite confusing. Below are some things that all seniors in Mississippi need to know about Medicare.

Don't skip Part B coverage

Those who sign up for Medicare have the option of skipping...

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What is Medicaid’s Spouse Allowance?

Individuals whose husbands or wives have been admitted to a nursing home often worry that they’ll be left without sufficient income or assets to meet their support needs. Fortunately, as is detailed below, Medicaid law accounts for this situation by providing assets and income allowances to the spouses of nursing home residents.

The details

Medicaid’s long-term...

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What is Elder Law?

Elder law is a legal practice area that serves the needs of Mississippi’s senior population. Given the myriad needs of seniors in Mississippi, elder law covers a wide range of client issues. An experienced elder law attorney can assist you in a number of ways and ensure that your rights and welfare are...

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When A Hero Grows Old

In June, Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the moon, filed a lawsuit against his son Andy, his daughter Jan, and his longtime manager Christina Korp. He alleges they have taken control of his credit cards, used his money for their own gain, undermined his romantic relationships,...

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