Category Archives: Nursing Homes & ALF’S

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Don’t make BIG MONEY Medicaid mistakes!

Don’t make BIG MONEY Medicaid mistakes! In this special report, you will learn how to avoid some of the common traps that cause big money losses. BIG MONEY MISTAKE NUMBER ONE: Don’t let a nursing home social worker or the state Medicaid department complete your…

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Is applying for Medicaid a “Do it yourself Project”?

Whether you should prepare and file a Medicaid application by yourself or should hire help depends on answers to the following questions: How old is the applicant? How complicated is the applicant’s financial situation? Is the individual applying for community or nursing home benefits? How…

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Get Help Paying for the Cost of Care

Is it Necessary to Wipe Out My Family’s Assets to Pay for Nursing Home Expenses? Moving a loved one into a nursing home is not an easy decision. We want to make sure our loved ones receive the best in medical care and are as…

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How to Qualify for Medicaid Without Spending Down

A person facing the prospect of long-term care with moderate income and assets may eventually have to rely on Medicaid to pay part or all of the cost of care. Medicaid planning, using a qualified elder law attorney, allows you to correct inequities in the…

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When I started practicing elder law, the only people I saw as clients were of my parents’ generation.  But now my own boomer generation is also coming through the doors.  Some are afflicted with early onset Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s and they are surprised that they now…

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Elder Law Boot Camp - NCTC Gainesville, Texas

The Elder Law Boot Camp is scheduled for April 23, 24, and 26, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the North Central Texas College Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas campus.  For more information and to register please contact the college 1-940-668-3327 or go to…

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Trying to Avoid Probate Earns Medicaid Applicant Penalty Period

An appeals court rules that a woman who, two years before applying for Medicaid, transferred money to a friend through joint tenancies in a claimed effort to avoid probate did not rebut the presumption that the transfers were made in order to qualify for Medicaid.…

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VA Aid and Attendance Workshop

For many American Veterans, the rising cost of assisted living or home health care can be staggering. The good news is that there is a little-known VA benefit that can help you get the care you need without using up all of your hard-earned savings.…

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Veterans Aid & Attendance Frequently Asked Questions

Veterans Benefits Barron Law Firm Phone: 800-939-9093 Frequently Asked Questions and Answers Do I Have to be Already Living in an Assisted Living Community Before I Apply? No, it is not necessary to be living in assisted living in order to apply for VA benefits;…

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Veterans Aid & Attendance Qualification & New Payment Amounts

Veterans Benefits General Qualifications for Non-Service Connected Aid and Attendance Veteran, Widowed Spouse, and Dependent or Disabled Child (Any May be a Claimant) Veteran Must have Served at Least Ninety Days Active Duty with One Day of the Ninety During a Qualified War Period (Ninety…

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