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Time Sensitive: NEW LAW ALERT from Solkoff Legal, P.A.

Who should read this notice: Wartime Veterans, their spouses, their relatives, caregivers and advisors. Critical Planning and Eligibility Update The VA has implemented major new rules governing VA pension including the “Homebound” and “Aid and Attendance” programs. These programs provide cash reimbursement to wartime Veterans and spouses whose care expenses are close to or higher […]

What Does Supreme Court’s Marriage Equality Decision Mean to Seniors?

With the Supreme Court extending marriage equality to same sex couples, comes all of the majesty, blessing and challenges of marriage. What does this new constitutional precedent mean for seniors? For elder rights, this means that same sex spouses will now join other married couples in enjoying the following rights, among others: The right of […]

What the Obamacare Supreme Court Decision Means To You

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) has been the law of the land since March 23, 2010 and has been fully implemented since January 1, 2014. On Friday, the United States Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the ACA for the second time, thereby assuring the ACA’s future ability to provide effective and […]

Today is a New Day for Florida Medicaid Recipients

For the first time in 25 years, Nursing Home Medicaid recipients in Florida have gotten a raise in their personal needs allowance! Beginning today, instead of retaining $35 per month, residents will now retain $105 per month to pay for personal needs such as clothing, haircuts, personal grooming supplies, and other personal items. This change […]

Purple Ribbon Task Force

On August 6,2013, the State of Florida released the Final Report of the Purple Ribbon Task Force detailing a state report and plan for dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementia’s. The eighteen Task Force members, including our own Scott Solkoff, were appointed by Governor Rick Scott and former Senate President Mike Haridopolis. The law […]

Governor Scott Signs Guardianship Proclamation

Solkoff Legal, P.A. proudly celebrates Florida Governor Rick Scott’s proclamation declaring October as Florida Guardianship Month.  The attorneys and team at Solkoff Legal, P.A. recognize the hardwork and dedication Florida’s guardians undertake each and everyday.  As active members of their local, state, and the National Guardianship Association, Solkoff Legal, P.A. salutes our dedicated guardians.