The Law Offices of Deborah S. Ball are pleased to offer links to information that may help you or your family members.
This site offers information about eligibility for federal assistance with funeral expenses if a loved one died from COVID-19 or related issues. FEMA Assistance with COVID-19 Funeral Expenses (https://www.ballnyelderlaw.com/fema-covid-19-funeral-assistance-summary/)
Caring.com provides this guide with the basics of setting up a Power of Attorney, an important document to have. Our office is prepared to help with that process when you are ready.
Setting Up a Power of Attorney for the Elderly (https://www.caring.com/caregivers/power-of-attorney/)
Discussing end-of-life care plans can be difficult. The Conversation Project offers guidance, and the Law Offices of Deborah S. Ball are ready to work through the process with you.
The Conversation Project (https://theconversationproject.org/)
The elderly are particularly vulnerable to being exploited, from real estate scams to turning over their savings to unscrupulous parties. These tips from New York State help you recognize the dangers and pitfalls.
Tips for Preventing Elder Financial Exploitation (https://www.ny.gov/tips-preventing-elder-financial-exploitation)
Deborah S. Ball and her staff will work with you to create a secure plan for you and your loved ones.