The Costs of Long-Term Care

As loved ones grow older, they require additional assistance. Getting up the stairs, going down them, shoveling the snow for them and more, these are just basic examples of how we can help our elders everyday. There’s more to taking care of our elders than just that though. You need to think about planning for [...]

2019-02-20T12:51:15+00:00Wednesday, February 20, 2019|assisted living, elder law, long-term care facility, medicaid|0 Comments

New Veterans Administration Evaluation Requirements

New Veterans Administration Rules Released in 2018 The new rules will impact the needs-based benefits for veterans and surviving spouses. Clarification of commonly confusing areas like evaluating net worth, asset transfers, and income exclusions were the focus of the new rules. The Veterans Administration Final Rule, as it’s being called, created a new net worth [...]

Prerequisites To Receive Veterans Benefits

Welcome to the first of our 3-part series on the Pension with Aid and Attendance Benefit. In Part 1, we’re taking a look at the prerequisites to qualify for the benefit. But first, what is the Aid and Attendance Benefit? It helps veterans and their spouses pay for home care services and assisted living costs. [...]

The Legal Impact of Medical Marijuana and Seniors

WHAT'S COMING DOWN THE PIPE? THE LEGAL IMPACT OF MEDICAL MARIHUANA AND SENIORS by Amy E. Peterman If you were to ask who is the average consumer of marihuana, the answer may surprise you. According to a report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, more than four million Americans age 55 and [...]