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Elder Law Attorney Twlya Sketchley

Elder Law Issues broadcasts each Friday at 10:04 am on 88.9 WFSU-FM. Sponsored by Elder Law attorney Twyla Sketchley of The Sketchley Law Firm, Elder Law Issues addresses the questions and concerns of seniors and their caregivers.

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Question Archive

I received a call from someone claiming to be the IRS asking me to send them money for taxes. Is this a scam?July 1, 2022
Can someone help me when I'm appealing a denial of Medicare coverage?June 24, 2022
What is a Beneficiary and Family Centered Care Quality Improvement Organization under Medicare?June 17, 2022
What is a spell of illness under Medicare?June 10, 2022
What does it mean when a Medicare recipient is in a hospital but on observation status?June 3, 2022
What are the reasons a resident can be discharged or transferred from a nursing home?May 27, 2022
My mother is in a nursing home and was told she had to leave by the end of the week but, we don't believe she is well enough to go home. Does she have to leave?May 20, 2022
Can a business refuse to allow me in with my service animal?May 13, 2022
Is it illegal to represent a pet as a service animal?May 6, 2022
What are the basic costs of a service dog and how are they paid for?April 29, 2022