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Which Option is Best? When deciding what type of long term care is best for you or a loved one, there are many options to choose from, depending on the living environment desired and level of care needed. I like to narrow it down to four basic options.
If you know a Senior Veteran (over 65) or a Widow of a Veteran who served during a time of war, it’s very likely they are unaware that there is a VA Benefit that can help them pay for their long term care needs.
Talking with a parent about their estate planning is never easy, but it is a crucial conversation. Less than a week ago I met with a young woman in Statesville whose father passed on without any estate plan. Unfortunately, she received an inheritance of about $60,000 that made her ineligible to receive her social security disability benefits and unless she spent the money down to under $2,000 by today she also would be removed from the Medicaid program and have to pay for her extremely expensive medicine out of pocket. She would then have to go through the whole Medicaid application process again. If the father had simply put her inheritance into a special needs trust, she would have had that money available to supplement the things Medicaid and social security didn’t handle.
There are a lot of questions and myths surrounding Long [...]
Many adult children will travel to visit with their aging parents over the holidays. If it has been a while since the last visit and you live at a distance, you can use the visit as an opportunity to assess how your parents are getting along in addition to having a lovely holiday visit. Observe whether your parents look healthy.
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Submitted by Lauren Watral, MSW Raleigh Geriatric Care Manager. 3 [...]
Submitted by: Lauren Watral, MSW Raleigh Geriatric Care Management Beyond [...]