What to know for Medicare Fall Open Enrollment?

medicare fall open enrollment

It is that time of year again – Fall Open Enrollment for Medicare.   Fall Open Enrollment, also referred to as the Annual Coordinated Election Period, runs from October 15 through December 7. During this period you can join a new Medicare Advantage Plan or stand-alone prescription drug plan (Part D) for the following year…. Read More »

Do I need a POLST or MOLST?

do i need a molst

A POLST is a Portable Medical Order for Life Sustaining Treatment. In the state of New York, it is more commonly referred to as a MOLST (a Medical Order for Life Sustaining Treatment). The document is a bright pink form that specifically details a person’s wishes regarding end of life care. It is signed by… Read More »

On Air with Deanna M. Eble

Special Needs Planning Deanna M, Eble joined Hilary Topper on her talk show, Hilary Topper on Air.  During this podcast, Deanna discusses some of the hurdles of raising a child with special needs. Many parents are inundated with information from all different sources encouraging a guardianship for their child. Guardianship is not the only option… Read More »

Post-Divorce Checklist

post-divorce checklist

A divorce can be one of the most stressful and difficult times in your life. Once the process is officially over, it is common to want to forget about all the paperwork and finances and take a much-needed break from the chaos. However, it is prudent to immediately review your planning documents and take the… Read More »

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month The month of September is observed as National Prostate Health Month, which is also known as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Designating a month for this issue serves the purpose of: Increasing public awareness of the importance of prostate health and prostate cancer awareness Providing easily accessible prostate health… Read More »

Probate – FAQs

probate proceeding

Losing a loved one is incredibly difficult. Emotions are high and the last thing you want to do is handle your loved one’s estate. Unfortunately, sometimes the probate can’t be avoided. So, what do you need to know about a probate proceeding? FAQs Q: What is a probate proceeding? A: Probate is the legal process… Read More »

Special Needs Planning for your Child

special needs planning for your child

If your child has special needs, there are so many things to think about. Between getting the child help right now and thinking about what happens when they turn 18 and you no longer have the legal authority to make medical and financial decisions; here are two options: Advance Directives – Advance directives, if the young… Read More »