Handmade Quilts to Season’s Hospice

Elizabeth (Liz) Allen, one of the firm’s elder law attorneys, has several hobbies, one of which is quilting.  For several years she has made lap quilts to donate to the local hospice which gives them to their clients and families.  Liz’s hope is that the quilts help to make such a difficult time a little […]

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VA Pension Program Rules have Changed

Effective October 18, 2018, The VA made some major rule changes to its Pension Program. This is the program that provides financial assistance to eligible wartime veterans and their surviving spouses for long term care costs.  The changes include a maximum net worth limit, a three year look back period for transfers and penalties for […]

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Open House and Fundraiser a Big Success!

On October 18th, we held an Open House and fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association.  For the last 5 years, Gibbons | Neuman has fielded a team that has participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s and we have raised thousands of dollars for the Alzheimer’s Association.  This year we increased our fundraising goals and had […]

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Gibbons | Neuman Keeping the Community Informed

Several of the attorneys of Gibbons Neuman have been busy lately keeping the Tampa Bay community informed of important legal matters.   On May 9th, Attorneys Elizabeth Allen, Beverly White and Gary Gibbons appeared on WMNF’s Radioactivity radio show hosted by Rob Lorei.  The show focused on long term care and Medicaid issues and the […]

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2018 Medicaid and VA Pension Figures

Certain Medicaid income and asset standards are adjusted beginning each January in accordance with changes in the SSI federal benefit rate (FBR) and the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Likewise, maximum benefit amounts under the VA Pension Program are adjusted each year based upon the CPI.  For 2018 , the new figures are: SSI FBR = […]

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