Over 100 people have been diagnosed with an infection of the lungs called Legionnaires’ disease. NYC Mayor’s Office shares this update on Legionnaires’ disease in the South Bronx.
Older Yorkers often ask one or both of the following questions about wills: Do I really need a will? and If so, do I really need a lawyer in order to prepare one? What follows are some basic answers to these questions. Do I need a will? There is certainly no law that … Read moreWills and lawyers — who needs them!?
Well, maybe never if you’re under 50, but as you get older, it does become a concern. Alexander H Ryley, Director of the Elderly Project at Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS) in New York City decided to explain “Probate” in response to questions from seniors who had recently lost a spouse, and we decided to … Read moreDid you ever wonder, What is Probate?
At some point in your life, you may find yourself needing to complete a living will and health care proxy form for either yourself or a loved one. For starter’s its important to know the different between these two types of advance directive forms, in order to make sure you fill out the one that … Read moreFree living wills and health care proxy forms available
NY State of Health is the website that lets you shop for, compare, and buy a health plan online, in person or over the phone. Because there is still very little we know about the health plans that will be available for New Yorkers, they have now opened up a Customer Service Center to help … Read moreThe NY Health Exchange Customer Service Center is now open! Call them with your questions
In New York State, over 2 million of the 19 million residents lack health insurance. Due to the Federal Affordable Care Act, most Americans will be required to have that insurance by January 1, 2014, or face tax penalties. In preparation for these changes, below is a list of the top 10 things New Yorkers … Read more10 Things New Yorkers Need to Know to Prepare for the New Health Benefit Exchange