Long Term Care Planning

Essentials of Caregiving: Medicaid and Medicare

Is paying for long-term care on your radar? Check out this video of Carol discussing the Essentials of Caregiving: Medicaid and Medicare. Here, she covers resources for paying for long-term care, Medicaid eligibility numbers, and strategies to preserve excess resources. She also throws in some good Medicare tips.  Are…
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All, Estate Planning, Long Term Care Planning, Probate

Will Medicaid Take My Dad’s House?

My father’s health is failing, and his mind is starting to slip. He needs to go a nursing home, but he doesn’t have enough money to pay for one. I think he’d qualify for Medicaid, but I’m afraid Medicaid will take his house. Is there anything you can do…
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All, Estate Planning

Should I Do My Will Before I Get Married?

I am a slightly older woman (age 66) and am planning to marry in 2018. Should we wait until we are married to complete our Wills and other estate planning documents? When are prenups usually completed? We both have property we want to exclude from normal marital legal arrangements.…
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All, Estate Planning, Long Term Care Planning, Special Needs Trusts

Planning for a Disabled Child

My husband and I have a 32-year-old disabled son. My friend who’s also a social worker says I should set up a trust for him. Is this something your office can help me with? You are right to talk to an elder law attorney about planning ahead for a…
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