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December 7, 2019

In truth, there are some strategies for qualifying for Medicaid that use gifting, but you should never trigger a penalty period without first having a plan in place.

October 21, 2019

Selling a home and/or giving away or selling a vehicle can make things more difficult when it comes to qualifying.

October 19, 2018

These communities offer the array of care options necessary as seniors move through the stages of living that include independent or assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing.

October 5, 2018

Nursing home evictions - or "force discharges" - are a lot more common than you would think. While there are federal regulations that govern such discharges, they are often not enforced by the states and, even when they are enforced they still allow for discharges in s...

July 27, 2018

If closely monitored medical supervision is not necessary for an aging senior, assisted living is usually the best choice. However, you still need to have a good strategy to pay for it.

July 20, 2018

For women, securing enough retirement income can be a daunting proposition. Generally speaking, women face two significant hurdles to overcome to achieve a comfortable flow of retirement income: increased longevity and decreased earning power.

Women have a longer life e...

June 22, 2018

A Gallup poll recently found that 74% of US adults plan to work in some form or another past the age of 65. Some will work out of necessity to earn more money because of increased longevity, health care costs, and reduced Social Security payouts, while others will leav...