Choosing a nursing home for an elderly loved one is one of the most difficult and important decisions a family member can make. Ask these six questions before finding an elder care facility for your loved one.
Have you made your 2018 resolutions? They may include losing weight, exercising more, eating healthier or quitting smoking. Why not consider kick starting 2018 with a resolution to review your existing estate planning documents?
No one wants to live in a nursing home. But, for many people it may become necessary at some point in life. For those who do become residents of a nursing home, it is important to understand nursing home transfer and discharge rights to ensure the best care possible.
Often Veterans and their families are unaware of the many benefits available to them. One of these benefits is free burial and internment of cremains in a VA National Cemetery.
Burial benefits, at no cost to the family, include:
We live in one of the most popular retirement states in our nation. The Baby Boomers have reached retirement age and the “great wealth transfer” has begun. According to a study from consulting firm Accenture, when this transfer is complete, some $30 trillion (yes, with a t) will be transferred from one generation to the next.
When a loved one passes away, undoubtedly you will wonder what you need to do. First, you’ll make the necessary funeral or memorial arrangements. Then, we recommend taking care of yourself and your family. If your loved one passed after a prolonged illness, you may just need to take a break.
When receiving Medicaid benefits under the Institutional Care Program (ICP), a Medicaid recipient is allowed to retain a portion of their income as their “personal needs allowance.” In Florida, the current personal needs allowance is $105/month, whether you are a single or married individual.