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What to Do if Your Identity is Stolen

We live much of our lives online: socializing with friends, paying bills, playing games, making purchases. Even our offline lives have digital components, like electronic records at our doctor’s offices and scanned credit card purchases everywh… Read More
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Categories: Elder Law, Finances

Medicare Open Enrollment for 2019: What You Need to Know

It’s that time of year again! No, not the holidays—Medicare open enrollment. What exactly is Medicare open enrollment? It’s a period each year (October 15-December 7) during which Medicare users have the opportunity to reassess their co… Read More
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Categories: Elder Law, Medicare

Changes to VA Improved Pension Rules

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has put in place changes to their rules around eligibility for non-service connected veterans benefits. These rules, which took effect on October 18, 2018, affect issues such as net worth limit, divestmen… Read More
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Categories: Veterans Benefits

Discussing Estate Planning With Your Parents

Discussing estate planning with your parents as they age is an uncomfortable prospect. You don’t want to be seen as prying, or worse, as if you’re greedy and want to get your hands on your inheritance. But avoiding the subject in order to… Read More
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Retirement Checklist: Ten Things to Do Before Retirement

Retirement has always been off on the hazy horizon, but suddenly, it’s coming into sharper focus. Sure, you’ve always saved for your retirement, but it never seemed quite real. Now, it’s not that far away, and for the first time, yo… Read More
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Categories: Elder Law, Finances

The One Surprising Thing You Can Do to Live Longer

We’re constantly bombarded by news about things we should—and shouldn’t—do for the sake of our health. Sometimes, the very thing we’re told to do one year, we’re told not to do the next! It can be confusing to navigate the… Read More
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Categories: Elder Law

How Seniors Can Protect Their Driving Privileges

Google the title of this blog post, “How Seniors Can Protect Their Driving Privileges,” and take a look at the results that pop up. The great majority of them are about anything but keeping seniors on the road, with titles like “How… Read More
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Categories: Elder Law

Top Five Downsizing Tips for Seniors

If you have retired and your children have moved out of your house, you may look around and realize it is time to downsize. Perhaps household chores are becoming a burden, or health issues require you to move, or you simply don’t need all that… Read More
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Categories: Elder Law

Can You Protect Your House From Medicaid by Giving it to Your Kids?

The cost of care in a nursing home or other long-term care facility is high and continues to rise. If you ever need nursing home care, the Medicaid program will help you pay for it—after you “spend down” your assets to the point where y… Read More
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Categories: Medicaid Planning

Planning for Your Incapacity: The Forgotten Part of Your Estate Plan

If you asked people on the street why it’s important to have an estate plan, they would give predictable answers: to provide for your family. To distribute your wealth when you’re gone. To avoid probate and taxes. To pick a guardian to ca… Read More
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