Florida and National Resources: Estate Planning, Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, Wills and Trusts
South Florida Newspapers and Magazines
Treasure Coast Newspapers Covers Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River counties.
Sun Sentinel Covers Southern Palm Beach County, Broward County
Boomer Times and Senior Life Mr. Karp's articles appear monthly.
Palm Beach Post Legal Advocates column Mr. Karp's items appear weekly
Florida Government Resources
Florida Department of Elder Affairs Services statewide.
Medicaid and Nursing Home Resources
St. Mary's Memory Disorder Center. West Palm Beach - evaluation, treatment, education and early-stage support group for those with memory disorders and their families - 561-882-6363
National Association of Geriatric Care Managers Information, referrals.
National Family Caregiver Association Guidance for family caregivers.
Alzheimer's Association National site with links to local chapters.
Family Caregiver Alliance Information, advice for caregivers
Florida County Property Appraisers
Alzheimer's Association of Southeast Florida Information, referrals, support groups. Serving Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Okeechobee counties.*24hour helpline: 800-272-3900
Area Agency on Aging Information and connections to community services.
Alzheimer's Community Care Programs, referrals, guidance.
Elder Help Line 24/7with referrals/services for Palm Beach County. Phone: dial 2-1-1
SHINE program of Florida - providing insurance information, including Medicare info, to Florida residents
Senior Resource Safety Center - find transportation alternatives to personal vehicles.Intra, intercounty, taxi services, public transportation
ELDER ABUSE HOTLINE: 800-96ABUSE If lines are busy, leave voice mail at 800-770-0953
Federal Government Resources
U.S. Disability Services Information relevant to people with disabilities, portal to other sites.
U.S. Government senior site Portal to all senior-related government sites.
Treasure Coast Hospices Services, support, counseling for the terminally ill and their loved ones in Martin, St. Lucie and Okeechobee counties
Hospice of Palm Beach County Services, support, counseling for the terminally ill and families, in Palm Beach County
Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living Information on how to evaluate an assisted living facility.
ARC of Palm Beach County - services for children and adults with developmental disabilities
Elder Law/Estate Planning Attorneys in Other States
Alabama - Howard Neiswender, Esq. Tel. 205-226-8773
Colorado (Boulder) - Greg Schlender, Esq. www.schlenderlaw.com
Colorado (Denver) - Stuart Fleisher, Esq. Tel. 303-488-9888
Georgia - Victoria Collier, Esq. www.elderlawgeorgia.com
Idaho - Susan Graham, Esq. www.graham-lawoffice.com
Illinois (Northbrook) - James Wochner, Esq. www.wochnerlawfirm.com
Illinois (Aurora) - Rick Law, Esq. www.lawelderlaw.com
Massachusetts - Anna Byrne, Esq. www.eckertbyrne.com
Minnesota - Peter Lennington, Esq. www.lennington.com
Missouri (Columbia) - C. Christy Barton, Esq. www.bartonlawfirm.com
New Jersey - Victor Medina, Esq. medinalawgroup.com
New York - Michael Ettinger, Esq. www.trustlaw.com
Ohio - Thom Cooper, Esq. www.cooperelderlaw.com
Texas (Austin) - Ron Greening, Esq. www.greeninglawfirm.com
Texas (Bellaire) - Clifton Goodwin, Esq. Tel. 713-668-7792