Category: Elder Law

In the Absence of Advance Directives, the System Will Take Control

During this Covid-19 epidemic, an especially wrenching question demands an answer: how far would you want extreme life-prolonging measures taken if you or someone you love were diagnosed with a life-threatening illness? For us who are particularly vulnerable – seniors, those with compromised immune systems, those already struggling with medical

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Be Cautious When Planning for Medicaid and Inheritances

Medicaid and inheritances can both be subject to mistakes and these can be expensive. When a person is drawing Medicaid benefits and inherits money or property, that inheritance jeopardizes the benefits. The inheritance must be handled carefully to minimize expensive penalties. What “careful” means, though, can be misunderstood without the

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The Government Offers a Number of Senior Benefits

There is significant financial insecurity among US seniors due to the current inflationary pressures. Aside from cutting back on unnecessary expenses, many retirees or near retirement individuals should look to existing government programs to possibly qualify to receive assistance and reduce the anxiety many Americans feel living on a fixed

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