Tag Archives: Elder Law

MEDICARE: What it DOES NOT cover

Many families we meet have the idea that MEDICARE will cover most of their LONG TERM CARE costs, like Assisted Living or Skilled Nursing as well as many of the medical costs associated with aging. Some of the costs NOT … Continue reading

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An “Estate Plan”………. I don’t need one!

So many people ask themselves –   “do I really need an estate plan?” The easiest way to answer this question is with several more questions: If I die without a will, what happens to my home, my money and how … Continue reading

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Review your Wills, Powers of Attorney, Insurance policies today!

Situations change, families move, loved ones pass away, children are getting divorced, a grandchild is born with a disability. Your legal and insurance documents are instructions to those handling your final wishes, but it your responsibility to make sure they reflect … Continue reading

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Having “that talk”

Having “that talk” is often a very difficult one to start.   First……….. who starts the conversation?  The parents? The Children?  Maybe it is a trusted advisor or attorney.   Here are some possible “starter” discussions:  Is there an acknowledgement that a … Continue reading

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Giving away my home to the “kids”

You own a home or possibly a family farm and you’ve heard it’s a good idea to “give it to the kids”.  Maybe this is a way to help your children before you spend all your assets on health care … Continue reading

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VA AID AND ATTENDANCE BENEFIT

VA Aid and Attendance is a little known benefit that assists Veteran’s, their sick spouse or the widow/widower of a Veteran pay for the cost of in-home care, assisted living or skilled nursing care. The ground rules are fairly simple: … Continue reading

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