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By: Tammy Zilske, Long-Term Care Planner, Certified Medicaid Planner™

“I’m going to burn down this house” my grandmother screamed at 1:00 a.m. after getting up for the third time that night.

Providing a week of much needed respite for my parents, my aunt and uncle were terrified, exhausted, and unprepared for how to help my grandmother. After years of caring for my grandmother, my step-grandfather brought her to Pennsylvania from Florida. In deteriorating health, he finally admitted he could no longer do the job. My family, as many families are when caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease, was suddenly faced with a variety of challenges and unknowns.

Personality changes, anger, and aggression are all typical for someone suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia can be very challenging and should not be underestimated. A caregiver can be equipped but must take some important steps.

The Pennsylvania Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) recently presented its annual Business Partnership of the Year award to the Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak elder law firm. This annual award, initiated in 2014-15, is presented to an organization that helps promote FBLA activities, contributes to FBLA projects and activities, provides financial assistance to an FBLA local, state or national chapter, helps judge FBLA competitions, and has its own noteable achievements in business and industry while also being involved in civic engagement. The Business Partnership of the Year honor is presented each spring along with several other awards by the PA FBLA chapter at an award banquet, which was held virtually this year on May 15. 

Episode 4 has been released of the Second Half of Life Podcast, which explores the many issues and topics related to elder law and is produced by Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak. Additional podcast directories have also been added recently, and the Second Half of Life Podcast is now available on, Google Podcasts, Podchaser, Deezer and Listen Notes

Episode 4 is titled "What's New in Elder Law in 2020 - Part 1," and features Attorneys Julie Steinbacher and Landon Hodges, who discuss some of the recent changes to laws affecting those in their second half of life, with a focus on policies that could affect estate and wealth protection planning. Trusts, retirement benefits, the SECURE Act, the CARES Act and other statues and policies that deal with IRAs, 401(k)s, and other retirement plans are the primary focus. These changes are important for all current and future clients to know about if they wish to safeguard their financial futures. This podcast is a recording of a virtual seminar presented exclusively to the firm's current clients April 21-22, 2020, and it is now being made available for everyone. A video of the presentation, complete with PowerPoint slides, can also be viewed on YouTube.

New podcast episodes can be accessed on the Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak website, as well as on several podcast directories. In addition to the five new directories referenced above, the podcast is also available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn + Alexa, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and Podcast Addict

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