Even a modest monthly income may disqualify you from Medicaid. A Miller Trust may help you resolve this dilemma.
Many retirees meet the requirements for federal and state benefits programs, yet do not know they are eligible and miss opportunities to receive assistance.
There are some documents that you will want to hang on to forever and some that you should keep for a few years.
Seniors living in Medicaid-funded nursing homes receive a personal needs allowance – a monthly stipend the Medicaid recipient can use to pay for needs that Medicaid does not cover.
My husband is needing a memory care home. We have no money. Will it cause a problem getting Medicaid if he sends his incarcerated son money every month?
My sister and brother are power of attorney for my father. My brother passed away a year ago, and my sister would like me to be added as power of attorney. How do we start the process?
My husband has a simple IRA. Will this be counted as an asset by Medicaid? Also, if my spouse needs nursing home care due to Alzheimer’s, will my simple IRA count toward his assets?
You may no longer be legally married, but divorce does not automatically remove your prior spouse from your will, trust, or beneficiary designations.
If you currently receive – or are planning to apply for – Social Security or Supplemental Security Income, you can now visit the Social Security Administration’s recently updated My Social Security portal to complete many tasks online.
A new book by an ElderLawAnswers member attorney seeks to reduce the stigma of applying for Medicaid while dispelling pervasive myths.
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