Elder Law Practice Blog

Learn About Nursing Homes, Medicaid, And How To Protect Your Loved Ones Assets

11 miles…

Caring for the Caregiver / Respite Care Almost daily someone comes into our practice looking like “11 miles of bad road.” Not to be insulting. We just have an idea of what this person is going through. It is clear that he or she is a designated caregiver for a loved...

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Black Mat, or Black Hole?

Giving Voice - A Mental Health Summit Summary Did you know that placing a black mat on the floor in front of a door may keep an Alzheimer’s or dementia patient from wandering through that door? Some patients due to changes in the brain caused by illness are actually...

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New Money Only – The Miller Trust – 2 of 3

Congress created the Miller Trust as a way around restrictive Medicaid/income rules. This is the second of a three-part series on the Miller Trust and ways to avoid mistakes that result in denied Medicaid applications for long-term care. [su_note note_color="#0b1d41"...

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Secrets of Reading a Bank Statement – 3 of 3

The last we'll 'bend your ear' on the subject of bank statements. We've recently discussed the importance of doing a Bank Statement Review and the heartache you may incur by not doing this before filing a Medicaid Long Term Care application for your parent or loved...

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Secrets of Reading a Bank Statement – 2 of 3

Don't let surprise income streams derail your Medicaid Long Term Care application. We’ve recently discussed the importance of doing a Bank Statement Review.  As well as the heartache you may incur by not doing this before filing an application for your parent or loved...

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Secrets of Reading a Bank Statement – 1 of 3

Want to hear a secret? Sometimes a clue to finding hidden assets is found in your parents' bank statement. Secrets of Reading a Bank Statement - When a loved one is going to a Nursing Home – Part 1 of 3 Let’s face it, you have been busy with your life, your kids, your...

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