What is a Medicaid trust?

Managing the costs of long-term care and healthcare as you age can be a challenge. The cost is often more than you can afford with your savings and other income. For that reason, it is smart to plan ahead so that you can qualify for Medicaid, which provides many free...

What if my mother hates the nursing home?

There are multiple reasons why moving your loved one into a nursing home is the right choice. However, it is natural for you to have concerns if your loved one says that he or she is unhappy..  However, even if the nursing home is top quality, there is often a period...

Is this a sign of nursing home neglect?

Hearing the many news stories focused on abuse or neglect at nursing facilities likely leaves you feeling concerned for your own loved one. Unfortunately, it is impossible to determine where or when neglect may occur. Noticing red flags can help you react quickly if...

Why do inheritance disputes happen?

Knowing that you have planned your end-of-life affairs can remove some of the angst of growing older. Naming beneficiaries and having the peace of mind that those you care about will receive your assets can provide satisfaction and comfort. Despite your best efforts,...

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