August 2015 Newsletter

Posted: September 4, 2015 3:02 pm
Unmasked and Unsafe:
The Hidden Perils of Discharge 

Shay Jacobson, RN, MA, NMG, LNCC, CNLCP 
Martha Kern

Discharge from the hospital has become a rather dangerous proposition.

Given Medicare’s penalties for readmission within the first 30 days, it has never been more important to discharge patients safely and with a solid plan.

Hospital-based medical professionals are at a bit of a disadvantage. Working under time pressure to discharge as soon as it is medically safe to do so, and never having the opportunity to see the patient’s home environment, discharge planners send patients home knowing only what the patient or family has told them. Continue Reading

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Powers of Attorney –
Your “Lifeblood” (Financially and Legally Speaking)
Anthony B. Ferraro

Anthony B. Ferraro is both an Attorney and a Certified Public Accountant and has a thriving practice in Rosemont. He assists clients in many ways such as delivering services in traditional estate planning, “senior” estate planning, long-term care planning, special needs planning, guardianships, and estate, probate and trust administration. With Anthony’s kind permission, we share this article that explores the importance of having up-to-date POA documents that permit the repositioning of assets. Continue Reading



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