Archive for the Elder Law Category

Be Careful Gifting Money back To A Parent!

When a parent or loved one gifts assets to you, they will become ineligible to apply for Medicaid for a period of time.  The ineligibility period will begin when the person who made the gift applies for Medicaid.  The length of the ineligibility period will be equal to […]

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What You Should Not Sign When Mom Enters A Nursing Home!

Be very careful when you help to sign a parent or loved one into a nursing care facility.  Make sure that only the person entering the nursing home is financially responsible for the cost of care.  DO NOT sign anything making you responsible for paying for the […]

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Updated Medicaid Asset Rules For Community Spouse

Medicaid Protections for the Healthy Spouse Medicaid law provides special protections for the spouse of a Medicaid applicant to make sure the spouse has the minimum support needed to continue to live in the community while their husband or wife is receiving long-term care benefits, usually in […]

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