In February, Social Security officials calculated that a woman who was sent monthly checks for decades was 114 years old. The problem? The lifelong New Yorker died more than 40 years ago—and may never have seen a penny of her retirement checks totaling nearly a half-million dollars.
Elder lawyers in Northwest Iowa work not just with older clients, but also with their caregivers. Unfortunately, there are some legal issues which arise – caused by people who see the elderly as targets or victims – and often the caregiver is left to pick up the pieces.