Congress Approves Bill Bolstering Medicare Patients’ Hospital Rights

The U.S. Senate unanimously approved legislation Monday night requiring hospitals across the nation to tell Medicare patients when they receive observation care, but have not been admitted to the hospital. It’s a distinction that’s easy to miss until patients are hit with big medical bills after a short stay. The vote follows overwhelming approval in […]

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Interesting Podcast on Coping Mechanism when Interacting with a Person with Dementia

The show, “This American LIfe” recently posted a podcast on an innovative way to cope with a loved one suffering from dementia.  Its act two on the following link:   http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/532/magic-words   Best, Eric

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Eric R. Oalican to Speak at Dighton COA Volunteer Recognition Lunch

Eric R. Oalican will be the guest speaker at the Volunteer Recognition Lunch sponsored by The Dighton Council on Aging on Wednesday, June 17 at Magoni’s Restaurant in Somerset, Massachusetts. The topic will be “asset protection strategies for the primary residence”. OLG attorneys volunteer their time across the state giving informational presentations to various private […]

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How to Reduce the Risk of Memory Loss

A recent New York Times blog post addressed a common concern for our clients and the aging population generally: memory loss. Many of us are aware that over time, cognitive function can decline — the author refers to this trend as “retrieval disorder” and reminds us that to a large extent, a delay or lapse […]

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Estate Planning & Medicaid Asset Protection Workshop

Bridgewater Financial Advisors, the private wealth management group for Bridgewater Savings Bank, will host local guest speaker, Attorney Eric R. Oalican, on Wednesday, June 17 th at 6:00 p.m. at 756 Orchard Street, Raynham.  Mr. Oalican is a local attorney specializing in asset protection planning.  He is a frequent lecturer and published author in his […]

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