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In the News from the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Learn More About the SJHP Home Weatherization Program

Veterans Day National Committee selects Veterans Day Regional Sites for 2023

In the News - National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Veterans Field Guide to Government Shutdown

Community Care-Giving

Christmas on the River 2023

Florida enrollment in Medicaid continues recent decline

Veterans Benefits Newsletter | September 2023

VA OIG Fraud Alerts

Here’s how people in Florida steal homes from older people and the dead

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How to get your DD214 and other military records

Volunteer to Honor the Memories of the Fallen | FREE Theme Park Tickets | Summer Travel Discounts

Protect your property from fraud with FREE Recording Activity Notifications

Florida's environment gets bipartisan love in an otherwise contentious legislative session

More Older People Are Opting to Age in Their Homes. Here’s How They’re Doing It.

Accessing new toxic exposure health care and benefits

Resident Falls Still Driving Majority of Paid Senior Living Insurance Claims

Audit: Florida made Medicaid payments for patients also enrolled in other states

PACT Act Fraud Prevention

Veterans Benefits Newsletter - February 2023

More Older Americans Become Homeless

‘Impending Intergenerational Crisis’: Americans With Disabilities Lack Long-Term Care Plans

Incapacity Planning is Important And Gives Peace of Mind

The Eldersource website has helpful information for seniors and their families. Check it out.

How to Help Older Adult Prepare for the 2022 Shutdown of 3G Networks

Beware of Medicare Scammers

Department of Justice Suing Uber For Overcharging Disabled Persons

Viet Nam Veterans “Hero’s Welcome” event on Sunday, November 14, 2021, at 1 – 3 PM at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville.

Click here to visit the website of Florida Medicaid Managed Care

60 Day Open Enrollment for Florida Medicaid Managed Care Starts October 1, 2021

Florida asks for more time on potential Medicaid boost

The Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program (EHEAP) has funds to help qualified St Johns County Seniors with energy bills.

Florida DCF launches $800 million rental assistance program

Most long-term care facilities meet Florida's backup power requirements

Long-term care industry facing changes as pandemic pushes more families toward home care

2019 Changes in Medicare Reimbursement to Skilled Nursing Facilities Reduced the Therapy the Residents Received

IRS struggles to fill jobs, deal with backlog through difficult tax season

St. Johns County Council on Aging (“COA”) just opened the NOCATEE COMMUNITY SENIOR CENTER

How to Help Senior Citizens Book COVID Shots

Read Governor DeSantis’ Order Establishing Priority For Administering COVID-19 Vaccine

People "Flocked" to Prepare Wills Last Year Due to COVID

Beware of COVID-19 vaccine scams using misleading web pages charging for vaccine appointments

January is Financial Awareness Month, These Are Four Tips To Protect Yourself And Your Loved Ones From On-Line Financial Scams


How Can We Visit Our Loved Ones Who Are in a Nursing Home or Other Facility in Florida?

Beware of Scammers Using Text to Impersonate IRS Saying that Will Receive $1,200 check

Coronavirus-related deaths in nursing homes prompt lawsuits and questions about who's responsible

Florida families may take long-term care residents home for the holidays, state says

Assisted-living facilities in Florida no longer have to test staff for the coronavirus

Florida Department of Elder Affairs recommends that Skilled Nursing Facilities allow family visits again

Why Hire a NAELA Elder and Special Needs Law Attorney?

Elder abuse appears to be climbing during the pandemic, experts say

43% of US Coronavirus Deaths are linked to Nursing Homes

Frequently Asked Questions by Guardians About the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the number of cases of COVID-19 (also called coronavirus) increases, so does the importance of programs like Medicare in helping older adults, people with disabilities, and their families build and maintain their health and economic security. Accordingly, policymakers are taking critical steps to ensure program preparedness, keep beneficiaries and the public informed, and facilitate timely access to appropriate care. Learn more... What You Need to Know About Coronavirus and Medicare Coverage

IRS starts using prepaid debit cards to send stimulus payments

Consumer Pamphlet: Probate In Florida

Track the Status of COVID-19 Stimulus Checks for Veterans

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Navy has extended presumption of exposure to agent orange to veterans who served in the Korean Demilitarized Zone

Florida House Bill Takes Aim at 'Exorbitant' Air Ambulance Costs

Know Your Court – County Court Jurisdictional Changes

Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s: Which Is It?

Use This Executor’s Checklist to Smooth Estate Transitions

Consumer Pamphlet: What Is Guardianship?

Larry Griggs has an extensive library of informative, easy to understand videos that discuss elder law in further detail. Click here.