What Kind of Trust Do I Need?

  • September 11, 2019

This is a common question we hear. Read on for information to help figure out whether you need a trust and, if so, what kind fits your specific situation. For example, maybe you have a disabled child and you want…

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The Burden of Caregiving on the Sandwich Generation

  • September 4, 2019

In 2006, Miriam Webster included the term sandwich generation in the dictionary for the first time. Sandwich generation is defined as “a generation of people, typically in their thirties or forties, responsible for bringing up their own children and for…

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Addressing Common Myths About Long Term Care

  • August 28, 2019

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, someone turning age 65 today will have a 70 percent chance of requiring some long-term care (LTC) service and support during the remainder of their life. In the case of women,…

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The Challenge of Aging Alone

  • August 21, 2019

For some seniors in the baby boomer generation aging brings with it new challenges in the form of solo aging. Solo aging is a senior who has no children and no younger (or healthier) family members to assist them as…

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Carry Out Your Wishes With an Estate Plan

  • August 9, 2019

The importance of making end of life preparations cannot be stressed enough. Many people put off making these plans thinking there is always time. The sad reality is that none of us are guaranteed time. Others may be bothered by…

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The Rise of the All-Inclusive Retirement Community

  • July 29, 2019

Life plan communities, often referred to as continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs), are an increasingly popular choice of aging Americans. These communities offer the array of care options necessary as seniors move through the stages of aging that include independent…

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What is the Caregiver Child Exemption?

  • June 15, 2019

The Caregiver Child Exception to The Medicaid Look Back Period  In General  In general, to qualify for Medicaid an individual must have very limited assets.  There are certain assets that are not counted for Medicaid eligibility purposes, which may include…

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When Your Special Needs Child Turns 18

  • May 31, 2019

Having a special needs child has many challenges. One of the toughest challenges faced by many parents is knowing how to best care for their special needs child as they reach adulthood. While there are many areas that need consideration…

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