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What You Need to Know About Healthcare Reform
It should come as no surprise that the interests of health insurance providers and the people they insure sometimes conflict. Providers want to minimize costs while plan participants want comprehensive coverage with minimal restrictions or out-of-pocket costs. Federal healthcare reform legislation that ... Read more

Assisted Living Housing Can Seem Like Home Away from Home
An assisted living residence is designed to provide elderly or disabled people with personal care services and a secure living environment that fosters maximum independence. If you do not need the 24/7 medical services of a nursing home, but need assistance with the tasks of daily life, an assisted living ... Read more

Health Care Services in the Comfort of Your Home
Most elderly persons prefer to remain at home, in familiar surroundings. To do so, they often need assistance with the tasks of daily living - like food preparation, mobility, and personal hygiene - or they need medical assistance. Family members cannot always provide these services. The ability of an ... Read more

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I think you will have an option to pay th etaxes due on the lottery winnings at the time you accept payment.  If that option is available, then you may not have to claim the winning as income. &n ...Read more

A medicaid attorney has many planning options to recommend to protect your mom's Legacy. One option would be a personal service contract.

yes - unfortunately, but is not as if someone or some agency "goes after" any of the money.  what happens is that a certain amount of the couple's assets are required to be used for the person's ...Read more

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Can a POA be a paid caregiver?

Q: If a daughter has a power attorney over her parents and has been told that the parents need a caregiver to live at home by a government official and the parents want the daughter to be the paid ... Read more

Should I file a guardianship for my mom?

Q: Do I need to file a guardianship if the Power of Attorney is not doing his job? Mother is in a nursing home and brother is her POA. Mother is unable to communicate except for head gestures. Doct ... Read more

Can I just take my dad out of the home?

Q: My Dad was put in a home by someone who is no relation and she signed papers so I have no rights. Can't I just take him home with me? I am his only daughter (both at a biological & legal sta ... Read more

Will Medicare, if requested, give us a detailed list of money spent on mother-in-law?

Q: We are trying to get a range of money Medicare is going to try and recoup after her death. This will also help us decide on decisions we need to make regarding her assets that she has. Thank you ... Read more

Should my parents sell their house to me and my siblings?

Q: To prevent disputes after my parents pass away, my parents want to sell the house to my sister. How is the easiest way to do this? I have a sister that is crazy and we do not want her to cause c ... Read more

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