Elder Law

December 1, 2022

Annuities for Married Couples

Many Medicaid applicants are denied coverage for long-term care because they have too much money or too many assets…

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November 24, 2022

Keeping Seniors Connected

Loneliness is feeling sad about a lack of human connections and interactions. While social isolation may make most people feel lonely, loneliness is not the same as being alone….

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November 17, 2022

Comparing Elder Law and Estate Planning

Even though these two types of law are for different stages in life, they are often handled at the same time. …

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November 3, 2022

Obtaining Guardianship for an Elderly Parent

If your parent did not prepare for this eventuality of requiring legally recognized help, you would not be allowed to create these documents once they are already mentally impaired….

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October 20, 2022

The Aspects of Life Care Planning

While some overlap exists between the two, learning and implementing strategies from both law practice types is crucial to prepare for successful aging and preserve a family legacy. …

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September 1, 2022

What You Need to Know About Medical Advance Directives

There is no one who wants to think they may be incapacitated by illness or trauma. Every day, people face this problem….

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August 18, 2022

A Spouse’s Right to Protection Against Poverty

It was 30 years ago when Congress enacted safeguards to protect the savings of married couples who use Medicaid. These protections prevent…

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July 28, 2022

Don’t Wait to Plan for an Emergency

Your mother might say that, wouldn’t she? When was the last time that you wished you had listened to your mother? Nobody…

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July 14, 2022

The Problem of Affording Long-Term Care

In a study, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has found that almost 75% of Americans who retire will…

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June 9, 2022

The Medicaid Program: Looking Back Without Penalties

Planning for long-term care is important because nearly everyone will require it at some point in their lives. While we cannot predict…

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