Senior $afe Act President Trump signed a new federal law into effect on May 24, 2018. This federal law promises immunity for financial institutions reporting suspected financial exploitation of consumers 65 or older. This law encourages banks, credit unions and other financial institutions to train their employees to make reports […]
The Top 6 Reasons to Hire an Elder Law Firm Like Dale, Huffman & Babcock Seniors face complex legal concerns that are often different from what they faced when they were younger. Actions taken may have unintended legal effects. As a senior or someone who’s helping make decisions for a […]
Indiana Health Care Consent Law Changes Coming Soon (July 1, 2018) to a Hospital Near You We all make decisions about our health every day. We take for granted our right to make these decisions. Who will make decisions about your health when you become incompetent? Indiana law currently have […]
Medical Expense Deductions Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act became effective January 1, 2018. The good news for elderly and disabled Hoosiers is this tax bill allows them to write off qualifying medical expenses that exceed 7.5% of their adjusted gross […]
Eligible Hoosiers Can Now Open an ABLE Account — in Indiana Eligible Hoosiers can now open an ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience account) as of August 1, 2017. An “eligible” Hoosier is a person who develops a disability before the age of twenty-six (26). The person must have had […]
Family & Social Services Administration Response to Indiana Division of Aging Update Subject: Home and Community-Based Services Modernization The Indiana Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (“INNAELA”) supports the Indiana Division of Aging in its efforts to move funds to support the Indiana plan to age in […]
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