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Upcoming Webinar - What is Probate? And How to Avoid It

Posted by Beth Cohen King on Jun 8, 2021 7:55:25 AM

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Join Attorney Patricia C. D'Agostino for this upcoming Webinar on probate. Most people know they want to avoid probate, but they do not know exactly what probate is.  This webinar will clarify what “probate” means.  We will also discuss the legal tools available to simplify the administration of your estate, to make sure your loved ones have immediate access to your assets to pay expenses and to reduce the amount of money spent on attorneys upon your passing.

Thursday, June 24th at noon

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Topics: probate, estate taxes, will

Recorded Webinar - Caregiver Burnout

Posted by Beth Cohen King on May 10, 2021 12:12:26 PM

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Sarah Hartline from Margolis & Bloom, Tammy Pozerycki owner of Alternatives in Alzheimer's Care and Heather Hersee of Heather Hersee Care Management discuss caregiver burnout - what are the signs to look for? What can you do as the caregiver? And what resources are available to help?

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Topics: family caregiving, Caregivers, home care, Alzheimer's disease, sarah hartline

Recorded Webinar - Recent Elder Law Cases Reviewed

Posted by Beth Cohen King on May 4, 2021 12:52:45 PM

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Join Harry S. Margolis for Recent Elder Law Cases Reviewed. Harry reviews some prominent and interesting recent elder law cases that were decided in Massachusetts over the last year, providing concise overviews of the individual cases and discussing their significance for future planning.

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Topics: trusts, MassHealth, legal protection, irrevocable trust

Stay Tuned for Upcoming Events, Webinars & Podcasts

Posted by Beth Cohen King on Apr 13, 2021 1:05:39 PM

We are in process of planning some upcoming webinars and podcasts (a new addition). We will be sure to update everyone when we are ready to go live. Thanks for your continued interest.

Topics: webinars, events, podcasts

Webinar - What's Next? Considerations for the "New Normal"

Posted by Beth Cohen King on Jan 27, 2021 5:20:47 PM

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Kate Granigan, CEO of Lifecare Advocates, and Laura Goodman from Margolis & Bloom  discuss the long-term effects of the pandemic for elder care, from life care planning to legal considerations. Their discussion covers concerns such as isolation, where is the best place to age, technological shifts in elder care, and specifics around healthcare and advocacy.

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I'm the POA, Now What?

Posted by Beth Cohen King on Jun 23, 2020 2:16:54 PM

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Having legal responsibility for a loved one with dementia imposes unique challenges. (“Who decides legal competence?” “What are the rights of a person living with dementia?”) Get your questions answered by Attorney Sarah Hartline, Senior Associate with Margolis & Bloom, one of the Boston area’s premier elder law & estate planning firms.
 
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Topics: webinars, durable power of attorney

Webinar - Scams in the Time of Coronavirus

Posted by Beth Cohen King on May 28, 2020 1:51:05 PM

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Join Attorney Steven J.J. Weisman and Harry S. Margolis as they talk about scams in the time of Coronavirus and how you can protect yourself and loved ones.
 
The Federal Trade Commission reported that in just the first nine days of April, they had received complaints of losses due to Coronavirus scams totaling $7 million dollars. That was just the beginning. If the Coronavirus scams continue to increase at the same rate as the virus itself, the amount lost could well reach more than $100 million by July. Learn what types of scams are out there and how to avoid them. An ounce of knowledge is a pound of protection.
 
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Topics: scams, coronavirus

Webinar - COVID-19, Legal and Healthcare Planning

Posted by Beth Cohen King on May 19, 2020 10:07:21 AM

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As we all weather the storm that is this COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to plan ahead for all the potential scenarios we could face. Prevention is key, but contraction of the virus is possible by you or a loved one.
 
In this webinar, Dianne Savastano, President of Healthassist and Harry Margolis of Margolis & Bloom will help you to:
 
· Understand how to prevent contracting and/or spreading COVID-19
· Create a plan for yourself, loved ones that live with you, and those that do not
· Make sure your Durable Power of Attorney and Health Care Proxy are in place
· Manage your symptoms while you await test results for COVID-19
· Use patient portals to communicate with your doctor
· Prepare for a potential hospitalization by developing a “Grab-n-Go Kit”
 
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Topics: coronavirus

WEBINAR - Know Your Rights: Family Responsibilities Discrimination

Posted by Beth Cohen King on Apr 23, 2020 7:55:52 PM

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Join Attorney Rebecca Pontikes and Attorney Sarah Hartline for Know Your Rights: Family Responsibilities Discrimination. Caregivers have legal rights at work. Learn what Family Responsibilities Discrimination is and how to identify biases against people who care for kids, elders, or someone with a disability. 

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Topics: elder care, health care proxy, home care

WEBINAR - Is Your Plan Secure Under the New SECURE Act?

Posted by Beth Cohen King on Jan 29, 2020 1:35:57 PM

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What is the SECURE Act All About and How Will it Affect You?

Join Harry Margolis and Tricia D'Agostino for a deep dive into how this new law (just passed in late December 2019) will affect your retirement planning, from a later required distribution age to shorter time for withdrawing distributions from inherited IRAs. The presentation will include time for Q & A.

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If you have questions about how the SECURE Act might affect your plan, give us a call at 781.705.6400.

Topics: Retirement Planning, SECURE Act, IRA