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Does Your Power of Attorney Have “Hot Powers”?

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Not all powers of attorney are created equal. Durable financial powers of attorney grant your agent the authority to act for you when you are unable. These agency agreements can vary in terms of scope and complexity. Some financial powers of attorney are very simple. They permit your agent to manage your money and property. […]

Opposition to Department of Aging Merger

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Pennsylvania legislators are currently considering Governor Wolf’s proposal to merge four Pennsylvania human service agencies. The Governor would like to consolidate the current Departments of Aging (PDA), Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP), Health (DOH), and Human Services (DHS) into a unified Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). In recent weeks legislators have heard testimony […]

Preparing for your Hospital Discharge

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Are you or a loved one being discharged from a hospital to home? It’s important to be prepared before the discharge. Advance preparation will make life easier for both patient and family, help ensure that the proper home care is received, and prevent readmission to the hospital. Research shows that about 34% of Medicare recipients […]