When Will Medicaid Cover the Nursing Home?

Jun 22,2015

The costs of nursing home care are stifling at best and exorbitant at worst. Even a loved one who considers himself or herself to have a fair amount of savings might find it frustrating to realize how quickly that money can be spent after just one nursing home incident.  Less than five percent of elderly […]

Elder Law Costs Compared: Assisted Living, Nursing Home, and In-Home Care

Jun 16,2015

The baby boomer generation is a big one, and the impact on health care services is reported widely throughout the news. According to US News and World Report, over the course of the next two decades, more than 10,000 baby boomers will reach age 65 every single day. This statistic is causing more individuals to […]

The Value of Protecting Your Assets Long Before A Nursing Home Stay

Jun 11,2015

A nursing home stay, even a brief one, can quickly deplete retirement savings. Even when you are in relatively good health, it’s a good idea to think about planning ahead for nursing home care in order to prevent sudden and surprising costs. This process is usually referred to as Medicaid planning.  Medicaid planning is very […]

Elder Law Tips: 7 Scams That Target Seniors

Jun 08,2015

Unfortunately, the elderly are frequently targeted in fraudulent schemes because the individuals carrying out these scams believe these individuals are more vulnerable and are more likely to have accumulated wealth. What follows are seven of the most recent and common scams targeting elderly individuals.  IRS Phone Scam Recently seniors received phone calls threatening arrest and […]

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