The Social Security Administration barred the public from its offices when the Covid-19 pandemic erupted last year. Now people can apply for a brief visit in person — subject to the approval [...]
How Do I Ensure My Siblings Move Out of My Mom’s House if I Need to Sell It to Pay for Long-Term Care?
What legal document should I have my two siblings sign when they move into my mom's house, rent-free? I [...]
Passing assets to your grandchildren can be a great way to ensure their future is provided for, and a generation-skipping trust can help you accomplish this goal while reducing estate taxes [...]
Directed trusts can be a useful estate planning tool, allowing you to place your family’s assets in a trust but benefit from the expertise of an advisor who knows more about the handling of [...]
If we pay a lump sum for a personal care attendant and the senior receiving the care unexpectedly has to enter a nursing home, does the personal care attendant have to transfer the remaining [...]
Thousands of SSI recipients have been falsely accused to owning real estate because of the Social Security Administration’s reliance on a private database that is “riddled with errors,” [...]
When applying for Medicaid, many people often forget about life insurance. But depending on the type of life insurance and the value of the policy, it can count as an asset.
The federal government has expanded access to protections for spouses of reverse mortgage holders who are not named in the loan document, allowing more such spouses the ability to stay in [...]
Five elder advocacy groups are calling on Congress to eliminate Medicaid estate recovery after a congressional advisory commission concluded the practice recoups a tiny percentage of Medicaid [...]
President Biden has introduced a plan to spend $400 billion over eight years on home and community-based care for the elderly and people with disabilities. The money would go to expand access [...]