Medicaid Planning

Addressing Your Disabled Loved One’s Legal Needs

2018-05-07T16:55:03+00:00

According to the Center for Persons with Disabilities, greater than one in five Americans is disabled. And while we often hear about programs to assist the disabled, little is said about addressing their legal needs. Special Needs Planning is the solution. What is Special Needs Planning? Special Needs Planning helps families address the legal needs of a [...]

Addressing Your Disabled Loved One’s Legal Needs 2018-05-07T16:55:03+00:00

“Mom, What Does Irrevocable Mean?”

2018-05-07T16:55:03+00:00

Kids sometimes ask the strangest things, especially after watching TV ads. Eight year old Sally was watching TV one lazy Sunday morning when an interview aired between a local estate planning attorney and a news reporter. The topic was the irrevocable trust, a term Sally had never heard before. So she asked the smartest person [...]

“Mom, What Does Irrevocable Mean?” 2018-05-07T16:55:03+00:00

Eric Knew His Dad Shouldn’t Be Driving…

2018-05-07T16:55:04+00:00

It was late when the phone rang, but Eric knew from the tone of his father’s voice that the news was not good. “What is it, Dad?” Eric asked, afraid to hear the answer. “Eric, I’ve had a car accident. I’m fine, but there is some damage.” “Dad! That’s your 3rd accident in two months!” [...]

Eric Knew His Dad Shouldn’t Be Driving… 2018-05-07T16:55:04+00:00

Can Medicaid Take Your House? Get Prepared Now

2018-05-15T18:42:25+00:00

By Brian G. Quinn Can Medicaid take your house? This is a question that one of my clients recently asked me after receiving a letter from the State Medicaid department.  My client’s father had a stroke several years ago that left him in a nursing home.  He quickly ran through his assets, and applied for [...]

Can Medicaid Take Your House? Get Prepared Now 2018-05-15T18:42:25+00:00

Will Medicare Cover Nursing Home Expenses?

2018-05-15T18:41:08+00:00

By Gregory F. Quinn Clients sometimes ask, “Will Medicare cover nursing home expenses?”  Here are three surprising facts you can’t ignore. On its website, the Medicare program talks about the number of people who will eventually need nursing home care.  They provide the following information. Are you sitting down? 1)      By 2020, 12 million older [...]

Will Medicare Cover Nursing Home Expenses? 2018-05-15T18:41:08+00:00

How do I avoid paying everything I own to the nursing home?

2018-05-07T16:55:16+00:00

By Brian G. Quinn How do I avoid paying everything I own to the nursing home is a question I am asked by many of my clients either as they begin the process of looking at long term care options, or as a family member begins looking at the long term care process.  While each client’s [...]

How do I avoid paying everything I own to the nursing home? 2018-05-07T16:55:16+00:00