Appointments Are Available In:
Arlington Heights, Chicago, Lisle, Skokie, Westchester, Illinois 
and via phone and video conferencing. 

Janna Dutton, Kathryn Casey, Helen Mesoloras
Amy Gjesdahl, Melissa Kallio, Samantha Zullo

Vicky Fleming, Karina Hernandez, Justin Speer,   Erin Vogt

July 2019
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Medicare - Information   You Should Know

Medicare is the federal health insurance program for:

People who are 65 or older
Certain younger people with disabilities
People with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant)

Read the 2019 Medicare and You Booklet
Many people think Medicare covers far more than it does including assisted living and more. It DOESNT. Know the facts. Attend our program Long-Term Care: Medicare Does Not Pay for It All. Click here to learn about upcoming sessions

Are you interested in hosting a session? Contact Erin Vogt.

Did You Know
If you want another person to be able to speak with Medicare about you, you need to have an authorization to disclose form on file. Click here to learn more 
Nothing Can Be Certain ...., Except Death and Taxes

Thinking about your funeral may not be fun, but planning ahead can be exceedingly helpful for your family. It both lets them know your wishes and assists them during a stressful timeRead moreRead an article from the Federal Trade Commission

A Final Retirement Account Distribution Must Still Be Made After Death

Federal law requires that after you reach age 70 1/2, you must begin withdrawing a minimum amount from your retirement accounts. But what if you die after age 70 1/2 and before all the account funds have been distributed? Learn more.

Are You The Executor of Another Person's Estate? We Can Assist You.

Many people who have been assigned the duty of administering an estate are still grieving the loss of their loved one, yet have the additional stress of wondering "What do I do now?".  As elder law attorneys, we have the expertise to help you navigate all of the intricacies of probate, including: trust administration, will contests, statutory custodial claims, small estate affidavits, and the issues affecting people who have a disability. Learn more.
Educational Programs for Community Members and Professionals

Topics include:

  • Long-Term Care: Medicare Does Not Pay for It All
  • Outsmarting the Grammy Scammers
  • Who Decides When Your Client / Patient Can't?
  • A Legal Road Map for Aging Well
  • and many more.   Click here to learn more or to register.
If you are interested in hosting a presentation for your group or organization, please contact Erin .
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Should You Sell Your Life Insurance Policy?

Older Americans with a life insurance policy that they no longer need have the option to sell the policy to investors. These transactions, called "life settlements," can bring in needed cash, but are they a good idea?  Learn more

Phone: 312.899.0950  

Appointments are available in Arlington Heights, Chicago, Lisle, Skokie, and Westchester, Illinois, or via video conferencing or telephone.
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