Elder Abuse National Consumer Protection Week

Elder Abuse: National Consumer Protection Week

Elder Abuse: National Consumer Protection Week Forbes.com published an article titled “4 Risk Factors for Elder Financial Abuse,” highlighting a nationwide problem that can be difficult to uncover. National Consumer Protection Week  is an important time to raise awareness of financial abuse, especially for seniors and people with disabilities. The National Academy of Elder Law…

Living Trusts Protect Assets from Nursing Home

Living Trusts Protect Assets from Nursing Home

Living Trusts Protect Assets from Nursing Home The free New York NURSING HOME MEDICAID GUIDE answers ” does a living trust protect assets from a nursing home?” It also answers these frequently asked  questions: What are the 2017 asset and income levels that allow Medicaid eligibility? What is the 2017 Medicaid penalty regional rates? What resources are not…

Devastating Costs of Alzheimer's Dementia Care

Devastating Costs of Alzheimer’s Dementia Care

Devastating Costs of Alzheimer’s Dementia Care The soaring cost and prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease has a tremendous impact on our nation’s families and economy. This is according to a disturbing 2017 report released yesterday by the Alzheimer’s Association. The statistics in the report emphasize the need for estate and Medicaid planning for disability.  390,000 New…

End of 3 Month Retroactive Medicaid Coverage

End of 3 Month Retroactive Medicaid Coverage

End of 3 Month Retroactive Medicaid Coverage The End of Three Month Retroactive Coverage Puts Providers and Families At Risk according to the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Sec. 114(b) of the American Health Care Act would repeal retroactive coverage of Medicaid eligibility. This puts providers at risk of economic loss; strains family finances;…