Attorney John Harrison, Shareholder

Attorney John Harrison, Shareholder

Ever since I was a small child, I’ve had an urge to advocate for other people.  It’s not been an easy road – it’s not always popular to stick up for someone, especially if they are disadvantaged.  But it has been immeasurably worthwhile, and I feel like, for the first time, I’ve really been rewarded […]

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Disabled Voters are Enfranchised Voters

Disabled Voters are Enfranchised Voters

We are excited to share a short, 30-second video created to help empower voters with disabilities.  It was produced for Ohioans with disabilities by All Voting is Local with help from Milestones Autism Resources.  (I’m honored to be one of the Board Members of Milestones!)

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Reduction in Nursing Hours Upheld by Appeals Court

News from the Caregiver Front: Reduction in Nursing Hours Upheld by Appeals Court

If you or a loved one relies upon Medicaid to pay for private duty nursing, a significant case has happened in the past two weeks which may affect your care.  You already know that over the past few years, Ohio has been eliminating or cutting back on Medicaid funded nursing.

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Estate planning tools are more than just a calculator and pen for document signing

What Seniors Can Learn from the Crash-and-Burn of Buzz Aldrin’s Estate Plan

It’s been all over the news lately – world famous hero and astronaut, Buzz Aldrin, actually had to sue two of his children and a former business manager to remove them from handling his finances. This is a sad crash-and-burn landing for an American hero. And the wreckage to his family continues – the dispute […]

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Preserving Assets While Applying for Medicaid

Ohio Legislators Enhance Protections of Seniors and Adults With Disabilities

Laws protecting seniors and adults with disabilities in the state of Ohio will get a boost in September, when new rules that strengthen existing adult protective services statutes take effect. The new provisions cover a wide range of situations, and are expected to help an increasing number of vulnerable adults. Some highlights of note:

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Cost of Living Increase Impacts Medicaid Income Eligibility

Tougher FINRA Rules: A New Tool to Fight Financial Exploitation of Seniors and Adults with Disabilities

The Securities and Exchange Commission has just enhanced the protection for seniors and adults with disabilities who may be subject to financial abuse. Earlier this month, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), an independent regulator that protects investors and regulates financial brokers and dealers, released new rules intended to block unauthorized withdrawals and other disbursements […]

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Cancer patients often need help accessing full Medicare benefits for new treatments

A Favorable Ruling that Medicare Will Pay for a Needed Cancer Treatment

Recent advances in modern medicine mean that a surprise diagnosis of advanced lung cancer is no longer an automatic death sentence. But when Medicare providers refuse to pay the cost of cutting-edge medicines, they prevent patients from receiving life-saving treatments and condemn them to the same fate. Attorney Janet Lowder and I just made it […]

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