Be Prepared: The Complete Financial, Legal, and Practical Guide to Living with Cancer, HIV, and other Life-Challenging Conditions

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If you are confronting a life-threatening condition and facing challenges to your fincances, work, and future, you no longer need to struggle alone. In Be Prepared, attorney David Landay, a leading authority with moer than thiry years' experience in this field, assembles and explains the most up-to-date financial, legal, and practical information. He will help you focus on the questions to ask, how to find the information you need, and where to loacte the resources to assist ...

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Overview

If you are confronting a life-threatening condition and facing challenges to your fincances, work, and future, you no longer need to struggle alone. In Be Prepared, attorney David Landay, a leading authority with moer than thiry years' experience in this field, assembles and explains the most up-to-date financial, legal, and practical information. He will help you focus on the questions to ask, how to find the information you need, and where to loacte the resources to assist you. Topics covered include:

How to obtain access to the best medical care

Surprising ways to pay bills with existing assets

Work issues, disability, and going back to work

Legal issues such as estate planning and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid

New Investment strategies

How to maximize your nicome and manage your expenses and debts

By showing you, in simple steps, how to understand, organize, and manage your affairs, Landay provides you with the practical know-how and emotional confidence to face the future without fear. Be Prepared is the ideal book to help you make the best of some of life's most difficult situations.

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"Read this book. Everyone confronted by a major illness will gain important knowledge to help live his or her life with dignity." —Cornelius Baker, executive director of the National Association of People with AIDS

"Be Prepared is an essential guide for all of us" —Diane Blum, ACSW, executive director of Cancer Care, Inc.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312253745
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/2000
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 818,883
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.95 (d)

Meet the Author

David S. Landay graduated from the Wharton School if Finance and Harvard Law School. For the last seventeen years, Landay has served as a board member, officer, and adviser to a variety of organizations that assist people with life-challenging conditions. He cofounded Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Landay is a practicing attorney in New York City, where he founded and heads National Viator Representatives, Inc., an information resources firm dedicated to advising people with life-challenging conditions and representing insureds who desire to sell their life insurance coverage.

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