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Medicaid Spousal Trust Case Put Before Michigan Supreme Court

POSTED ON - October 17, 2018

Written By ElderLawAnswers

Preferred Long Term Care Facilities

POSTED ON - October 10, 2018

Written By McKnight's Senior Living

A survey was conducted by the Nationwide Retirement Institute which surveyed over 1,000 adults who had incomes of at least $150,000. Out of those surveyed, 28% said they would probably receive long-term care at an […]

Funding for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research

POSTED ON - October 2, 2018

Written By McKnight's Senior Living

An appropriations “minibus” funding bill has passed the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate. It was sent to the White House where it was signed by President Trump on September 28, 2018. With more […]

Veterans’ Care Suffers in VA Nursing Homes

POSTED ON - June 17, 2018

Written By USA Today

USA Today:  Secret VA Nursing Home Ratings Hide Poor Quality Care from the Public   The Department of Veterans Affairs has been tracking statistics on their nursing homes for years without releasing those statistics to […]

ElderCounsel: Dealing with Retirement Accounts in Crisis Planning

POSTED ON - March 16, 2018

Written By ElderCounsel

When dealing with crisis planning for Medicaid or VA, one of the trickiest assets to handle is an IRA. In select states, IRAs are considered exempt assets. In a few others, IRAs of the community […]

American Bar Association: Annuities Provide Protection in Cases of Nursing Home Care

POSTED ON - February 26, 2018

Written By American Bar Association

Annuities are one of the most popular insurance products available. There are various types of annuities that are used in different situations; however, single premium immediate annuities (SPIAs) are typically purchased when people need more […]

Kiplinger: Medicaid Annuities Help Protect Savings

POSTED ON - October 19, 2017

Written By Kiplinger

Picture this: Your spouse has made a permanent move to a nursing home. You don’t have long-term-care insurance, Medicare won’t cover the cost, and you have too much money to qualify for Medicaid—but not nearly enough to afford […]

New York Times: Insurers Find Way to Help the Elderly Get Medicaid to Pay for Nursing Homes

POSTED ON - June 6, 2001

Written By New York Times

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