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September 2017 Archives

Can I protect my assets and still qualify for Medicaid?

As you lay the foundation for your elder care and prepare to leave your estate to beneficiaries, it is important to create a plan that works with Medicaid and other elder care subsidy benefits. These benefits vary from state to state, but in most cases, they are an essential part of how aging individuals stay healthy without completely exhausting their resources.

Who qualifies for a veteran's pension?

Individuals spend varying amounts of time as members of the United States armed forces. There are those that are sent out to the front lines of the latest war soon after completing basic training only to be injured soon thereafter. Then there are others that make a career out of serving their country for decades. It can be confusing trying to make sense of who qualifies to receive a veteran's association (VA) pension and who does not.

Are you ready for an assisted living center?

We may all look to our golden years as the best times of our lives. While this may be true for some people, the aging process may not be so kind. Essentially, we may have to look to assisted living center and nursing homes if living by ourselves is no longer an option.

5 Things Every Family with a Minor Loved One with Special Needs Should Know

If you have a loved one with special needs, you undoubtedly want that individual to enjoy every available benefit -- and not to be unnecessarily held back in any way. But the truth is that people with special needs are often placed in a position that does limit their ability to enjoy simultaneously the benefits of family wealth and the benefits of government assistance.