Giving Away Money and Assets Can Make it Harder to Apply for Medicaid
In truth, there are some strategies for qualifying for Medicaid that use gifting, but you should never trigger a penalty period without firs
You May Soon Be Able to Sign Your Will Electronically
The Electronic Wills Act represents the first step in an attempt to modernize the practice by which individuals execute their wills.
Estate Planning vs. Elder Law: What's The Difference?
"Delay or denial can mean that entire life savings get wiped out paying for nursing homes."
What Do Elder Law Attorneys' Do?
Every senior has a unique set of circumstances, and the best way to develop a plan is to consult with an elder law attorney.
The Legal Principle You MUST Understand if You Have an Aging Loved One
When the time comes to execute the documents needed to allow a family member to take over the decisions of an elderly person, it is often to
Do These Things When Paying for Assisted Living Costs
If closely monitored medical supervision is not necessary for an aging senior, assisted living is usually the best choice. However, you stil
Women Should Think About These Things When Planning for Retirement
For women, securing enough retirement income can be a daunting proposition. Generally speaking, women face two significant hurdles to...
Baby Boomers Are Creating a Massive Health-Care Budget Crisis. Here's Why.
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...
How to Prepare Your Loved One for a Long-Term Care Crisis
When you or a loved one cannot care for themselves for a long period of time, it is usually necessary to seek out long-term care (LTC)....
The Hidden Cost of Elder Financial Abuse
I've written before about fraud that targets the elderly. But one thing I didn't mention then is that Elder Financial Abuse - the use of...