Health and Safety of Nursing Home Residents

Health and Safety of Nursing Home Residents

There will be an increasing number of baby boomers in their golden years who will need additional care. Some may be able to get the care they need at home from a family member or in the form of hired help. Many will need to move into long-term care facilities, such as...
How to Avoid Medicaid’s Penalty Period

How to Avoid Medicaid’s Penalty Period

Nursing homes, assisted living, in-home care, and adult foster care are eligible to receive federal assistance through the Medicaid program if they meet the income and asset requirements. As a result of these rules, many candidates give away their money and resources...
Elder Law versus Estate Planning

Elder Law versus Estate Planning

A comparison of estate planning and elder law shows some overlap while both provide important protection for you and your family. The two terms tend to go hand in hand, but there are some differences. The biggest difference is that elder law planning helps a person...
Handling Estate Battles Between Siblings

Handling Estate Battles Between Siblings

It is impossible to avoid sibling rivalry in most families. Old rivalries from the past can be exacerbated when a parent passes away, depending on the dynamics between the family members. Adult children who are emotionally upset and in the unfamiliar territory of an...