Category Archives: Elder Law

What Will 2017 Bring to Seniors and Persons with Disabilities?

Donald Trump’s election and Republican majorities in both houses of Congress surprised much of the nation. With control of legislative and executive branches of government, the expectation is Republicans will finally be able to push through long-awaited legislation, as well as follow through on promises made by candidate Trump. And they are expected to move quickly. This blog post will summarize some key issues to watch out for in 2017 that affect seniors and persons with disabilities. What the Election Outcome Means in Congress The House has remained in Republican control—about 45% Democrat and 55% Republican. The majority rules, so...Read More