Florida Elder Law Firm Offers Free Legal Documents for Healthcare Workersin Florida

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Elder Law Associates PA’s partners announce new program offering free legal document drafting of living wills and designations of healthcare surrogates for frontline healthcare workers in Florida.

“As a way to thank healthcare workers personally, we want to make sure that they have the documents that are necessary to provide direction to family and physicians as to their feelings about being kept alive with heroic measures.”

To honor the dedicated and selfless heroes of our healthcare system during the coronavirus, Elder Law Associates PA, an AV® Preeminent-rated elder law firm headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, is proud to announce it is now offering free legal documents for frontline healthcare workers in South Florida.

Healthcare workers, including nurses, aides, technicians, administrators, discharge planners, home care aides and others who work in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and assisted living facilities in Florida can receive free drafting of designations of healthcare surrogates and living wills from Elder Law Associates PA exclusively at their Boca Raton, Fla. office. Watch our video here for more information.

“We want to thank our frontline healthcare workers for stepping up, putting their own lives in danger, by continuing to provide much-needed care to the hundreds of thousands of individuals that have been affected by the coronavirus,” said Howard S. Krooks, Esq., CELA, CAP, partner of Elder Law Associates PA. “You are the most amazing heroes, and the entire country and world owes you our deepest gratitude for all of the work that you are doing to beat COVID-19.”

According to Elder Law Associates PA Partner Ellen S. Morris, Esq., “As a way to thank healthcare workers personally, we want to make sure that they have the documents that are necessary – a designation of healthcare surrogate and living will – to enable another individual of the person’s choosing to make healthcare decisions if they’re unable to make it for themselves, and also to provide direction to family and physicians as to their feelings about being kept alive with heroic measures.” She added, “We are going to be doing this as a thank you to frontline healthcare workers for as long as they need the documents during this pandemic.”

Despite the coronavirus outbreak, Elder Law Associates PA remains open and committed to serving clients during regular office hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., however their physical offices are temporarily closed to the public. The firm is conducting all consultations over the phone or through video conferencing, with document signings taking place outside in their office’s outdoor plaza. For more information, please contact us or call toll-free 1-800-ELDERLAW or (561) 750-3850.

About Ellen S. Morris, Esq.
Ms. Morris is a partner and founder of Elder Law Associates PA, a practice devoted to serving seniors, people with disabilities and special needs and their families as they navigate the complexities of long-term care planning and litigation related to guardianships, estates, trusts and fiduciaries. She is the chairperson of the Litigation Committee of the Elder Law Section and co-chair of the Joint Public Policy Task Force for the Elderly and Disabled on the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar, and was past chair of the Elder Law Section for six years and held every executive council position of the Florida Bar. She also serves as co-chair of the Elder Law Section of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association. She was selected as a Florida Super Lawyer in 2020, is listed among the Florida Legal Elite, has a 10.0 (Excellent) rating from Avvo, and is AV® Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell, a testament that Ms. Morris’s peers rank her at the highest level of professional excellence.

About Howard S. Krooks, Esq., CELA, CAP
Mr. Krooks is a partner of Elder Law Associates PA and is admitted to practice law in Florida and New York. He is certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation and a past president of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). He also serves on the Executive Council of The Florida Bar Elder Law Section as the NAELA secretary. He was selected as a Florida Super Lawyer and a New York Super Lawyer for 2020, is listed as a Florida Legal Elite, and has a 10.0 (Excellent) rating from Avvo. In addition, he is AV® Preeminent-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, a testament that Mr. Krooks’ peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence.

About Elder Law Associates PA (https://elderlawassociates.com/)
Elder Law Associates PA is a prestigious elder law firm with offices in Boca Raton, Aventura, Weston and West Palm Beach, Fla., and Rye Brook, New York, practicing exclusively in elder law, including advance directives and estate planning, trust and estate administration litigation, wills and trusts, Medicaid and nursing home planning, Medicaid and VA planning and applications, disability planning, special needs planning, special needs trusts, guardianship, and asset preservation planning. The firm has received an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell and other accolades. Elder Law Associates PA assists clients in planning for the possibility of disability, incapacity, home health care, assisted living and/or nursing home placement. The firm offers legal counsel with a keen understanding of the needs of families, giving them peace of mind in difficult situations. For more information, contact us at (561) 750-3850, email Info@ElderLawAssociates.com or visit http://www.ElderLawAssociates.com.

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