My wife is in a nursing home in Texas, and I am her agent under her power of attorney. She recently caught COVID-19 and the nursing [...]
Pandemic-related financial assistance will no longer affect an individual’s eligibility for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or their benefit amount, the Social Security Administration (SSA) [...]
Never Say Never: Navigating the Appeals Process if You’ve Been Denied Social Security Disability Benefits
The appeals process after being denied Social Security disabilities benefits is a long and winding road, but worth navigating. Here’s what is involved, at every level.
In order to be eligible for Medicaid benefits a nursing home resident may have no more than $2,000 in "countable" assets (the figure may be somewhat higher in some states).
Summer is winding down and if you are one of the lucky ones, you got to spend some time at a family vacation home. How do you make sure your children and grandchildren can enjoy that second [...]
A number of tax proposals being considered in Congress that could significantly affect gifting and estate plans. There are planning strategies to help protect your estate from future tax [...]
Britney Spears’s struggle to regain control over her business and personal life shines a spotlight on legal guardianship and alternatives that involve less loss of control over one's life.
Is your family prepared for nature’s wrath and other disasters? A new guide has useful tips on how to make sure people with [...]
The Senate Democrats proposal for a $3.5 trillion spending plan includes expanding Medicare to provide dental, vision, and hearing benefits. The proposal is now being negotiated in Congress.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that has the potential to affect anyone who receives government assistance with their medical care following a disabling injury that results in [...]