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Month: January 2017

Medicaid Help with Long-Term Care without Complete Impoverishment – Pt. 2 (Married Couple)

This is the second post in a two-part series. Click to read part one.   In our last article we talked about ways a single person can protect assets and obtain Medicaid coverage for long-term care without expending all of her assets. Now let’s discuss how a similar process can work for a married couple when one […]

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Exercise Your Right to Decide Your Future Health Care with Appropriate Advance Directives

It is our experience that health care advance directives are given the least amount of thought when compared to other documents in the estate plan.  However, advance directives are arguably the most important estate planning documents.  An individual may be of limited means, but still may find himself incapable of making medical decisions.   Consequently, even […]

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Medicaid Help with Long-Term Care without Complete Impoverishment – Pt. 1 (Single Person)

This is the first post in a two-part series. Click to read part two.   Let me share with you a hypothetical case involving an aged woman now in a nursing home. We will call her Sandy Fitch, a widow. Her son, Don, became seriously concerned about his mother’s assets after the family made the hard […]

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Plans for the New Year

Another year has flown by. Here’s hoping that it was a fulfilling one for you and that 2016 brings good health and happy times for all. It’s also time for a few reminders:   As we reported last month, unfortunately for the third time in 40 years the Social Security Administration is not offering a […]

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