Have you ever wanted to ask an experienced estate planning and elder law attorney anything about their areas of practice—and get answers for free?
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Wills and trusts;
How to get assistance from Medicaid to pay for nursing hom
Many people are confused about the difference between a living will and a healthcare power of attorney. A living will specifies life prolonging treatments you do or do not want in the event you either suffer from a terminal illness or are in a permanent v
You might have heard the term elder law but are unsure what this really means for your life and for planning purposes. There are many different concepts included under the umbrella of elder law and your meeting and strategy with an elder lawyer can help y
While there may have been a time when people looked to their employers and Social Security to finance their retirement, those days are long gone. The reality today is that to enjoy a comfortable retirement, not to mention the ability to provide for your l
Moving to a new home is stressful in and of itself. When the move involves a senior relocating to a nursing home or assisted living facility, the situation is considerably more complicated, both emotionally and physically.
Fortunately, a number of comp
Approximately 20 percent of Americans over the age of 65 have been victimized by some form of financial abuse, with the average loss per victim exceeding $120,000. While financial abuse is sometimes perpetrated by family members or "friends," it is often
The number of people living with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States is growing rapidly. So, too, are the number of myths surrounding the disease and other forms of dementia. Let’s begin by looking at what we do know about the prevalence of Alzheimer
Many people are confused about the difference between Medicare and Medicaid as it pertains to the challenge of paying for expensive long-term care. This is not surprising. The two programs sound similar and both provide for medical care. Let's start with
Last time we looked at the difference between Medicare and Medicaid. Now let's look at how they differ with respect to long-term care planning.
Medicare, by and large, does not cover long-term nursing home care. For example, Medicare Part A will only c
For the vast majority of people considering retirement, one question looms above all others: Have I saved enough to make the dream of retirement a reality? Tough question, given that it is impossible to predict how long we will live and what future costs