Anthony J. Enea

June 10, 2020

It wouldn’t be an overstatement to say that the residents of New York’s nursing homes and assisted living facilities have felt the brunt of the ravages of the Covid19 Pandemic. For example, at the time of this writing it has been reported that approximately thirty-seven (37%) percent of the deaths ...

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The Covid-19 Pandemic caused an unprecedented disruption to life in America and in hundreds of countries worldwide. As with every crisis there are those who learn from the crisis and modify their behavior as a result thereof, and there are those who ignore the lessons to be learned from the crisis ...

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A parent will often make a promise to leave a specific item (furniture, artwork, jewelry, etc.) to a child or friend at the time of his or her death.  However, whether that promise will be fulfilled depends on a variety of factors. Sadly, the most important factor is often who enters the home or ...

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Activities of daily living (ADLs) are the activities we do on a daily basis that are considered the daily tasks of basic life. They are generally the following six activities: bathing, dressing, toileting, feeding, transferring (mobility) and cooking.  The above stated ADLs appear relatively ...

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The passage of the Setting Every Community up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019, effective Jan. 1, made a number of significant changes relevant to IRA’s, 401(K)s and other qualified retirement benefits.  However, within the SECURE Act there is one provision that is causing great ...

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We are fast approaching that time of year when many of us feel compelled to make resolutions that are often very difficult to keep. The most common are to exercise more, eat healthier and lose weight. While admirable, they are sadly often doomed for failure (trust me, I know!).  Contrary to the ...

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My clients and their families regularly tell me that their spouses and loved ones who are admitted to a nursing home or rehab facility regularly ask them… “When am I going home?”  It has been my experience that the vast majority of seniors would prefer to age in their own home rather than a ...

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