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» Are You Planning To Fail?

One Senior Place presents panel of experts March 30 to help seniors place (VIERA, FL)  March 20, 2017 –  Living wills. Estate plans. Final expenses.  Not the kind of things we like to talk about — or even think about– every day.  Which is precisely why One Senior Place is hosting Failure to Plan –is Planning to Fail.  The seminar on Thursday, March 30 from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM includes expert panel guests and a complimentary lunch by Any Occasion Catering at the…

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» Can Better Hearing Help Keep You Safe at Home?

‘Now Hear This!’ Seminar focuses on hearing loss in seniors (VIERA, FL)  February 26, 2017 –  Senior Partner In-Home Care at One Senior Place continues its Safe at Home seminar series with a discussion of how healthy hearing can help seniors age successfully at home. Now Hear This! will be presented from 2:00 to 3:00 PM on Monday, March 13 at the 8085 Spyglass Hill Road marketplace for senior resources.  For older seniors residing at home, the ability to hear a smoke detector, an…

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» Cancer Care Centers of Brevard Joins The US Oncology Network

Practice gains access to innovative technologies and services to enhance ability to provide patients with high-quality individualized care  Melbourne, Fla., (March 1, 2017) – Cancer Care Centers of Brevard (CCCB), a premier comprehensive cancer center offering state-of-the-art cancer care in the Brevard County area for more than 20 years, has officially joined The US Oncology Network (“The Network”), the largest network of its kind comprised of community-based oncology practices dedicated to advancing high-quality, evidence-based cancer care. As part of McKesson Specialty Health’s ongoing integration with…

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» Preventing a Will Contest

Submitted by: Kathleen Flammia, P.A., Board Certified Elder Law Attorney, One Senior Place Resident Business Emotions can run high at the death of a family member. If a family member is unhappy with the amount they received (or didn’t receive) under a will, he or she may contest the will. Will contests can drag out for years, keeping all the heirs from getting what they are entitled to. It may be impossible to prevent relatives from fighting over your will entirely, but there are steps…

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» VIDEO: Ron Skitowski intives you to the Failure to Plan event at One Senior Place Viera

Learn more about the importance of pre-planning on Thursday, March 30, 10am-1pm at the Failure to Plan is Planning to Fail seminar.

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» Seniors Ask: What’s New in Viera and Brevard?

Viera Builders provides update March 16 at One Senior Place   (VIERA, FL)  March 6, 2017 –  One Senior Place continues its Aging in Place series, with Housing Trends: What’s New in Viera and Brevard, a look at new housing communities and amenities of particular interest to seniors and boomers on Thursday, March 16 at 5:30 PM at the Viera marketplace for senior resources at 8085 Spyglass Hill Road.  Sponsored by Whittaker-Cooper Financial Group and One Senior Place University, the event will feature a presentation…

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» Watch Out for Mistakes in the List of Doctors Covered by Your Medicare Advantage Plan

Submitted by: Kathleen Flammia, P.A., Board Certified Elder Law Attorney, One Senior Place Resident Business Medicare Advantage plans are a popular alternative to regular Medicare because the plans often offer lower out-of-pocket costs, but buyers need to make sure they know what they are paying for. A government review of Medicare Advantage plans revealed that their provider directories were often riddled with errors, causing those plans to face serious fines. Medicare Advantage plans are provided by private insurers, unlike original Medicare, which is provided by…

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» VIDEO: Frederick Peterson, MD, VITAS Healthcare Medical Director Discusses the Importance of End of Life Planning

Learn more about the importance of pre-planning on Thursday, March 30, 10am-1pm at the Failure to Plan is Planning to Fail seminar.

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» New Medicare Rule Encourages Doctors to Test for Alzheimer’s Disease and Offer Care Planning

Submitted by: Kathleen Flammia, P.A., Board Certified Elder Law Attorney, One Senior Place Resident Business A new Medicare rule will promote earlier diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Medicare will now reimburse primary care doctors who conduct an Alzheimer’s evaluation and offer information about care planning to elderly patients with cognitive impairment. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 5 million Americans have the disease. In addition, more than 85 percent of Alzheimer’s patients also have another chronic condition. But many are unaware that they have Alzheimer’s…

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» How to Deduct Long-Term Care Premiums From Your Income

Submitted by: Kathleen Flammia, P.A., Board Certified Elder Law Attorney, One Senior Place Resident Business Taxpayers with long-term care insurance policies can deduct some of their premiums from their income. Whether you can use the deduction requires comparing your medical expenses to your income in a complicated formula. Premiums for qualified long-term care insurance policies are tax deductible to the extent that they, along with other unreimbursed medical expenses (including Medicare premiums), exceed 10 percent of the insured’s adjusted gross income. In tax year 2016,…

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» VIDEO: Tom Waldron, P.A. invites you to the Failure to Plan is Planning to Fail seminar

It’s not about you, it’s about those you leave behind. Join us for a FREE SEMINAR on Thursday, March 30th, from 10am to 1pm. Lunch will be served and seating is limited. RSVP required to 321-751-6771. Click here for topics, speakers, and additional event details.   Sponsored by:

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» New Medicaid Income & Asset Limits for 2017

With a new year brings a new SSI-Related Financial Eligibility Standards, the chart that defines the income and asset limits for various Medicaid programs. This year, there was an adjustment to the Medicaid income and asset limits. While the adjustment was slight, this could potentially impact individuals who already have a Pooled Special Needs Trust, as well as individuals who need to apply for Medicaid, or those who need to retain existing Medicaid benefits. Here is the January, 2017 SSI-Related Financial Eligibility Standards chart. Visit the AGED…

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