General Durable Power of Attorney: Key Estate Planning Document
For most people, the durable power of attorney is the most important estate planning document available — even more useful than a will. Here is important information that YOU need to know about this incredibly powerful document.
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3 Tips When Including Caregivers in Your Estate Planning
You may have a caregiver in your life to whom you wish to bestow your gratitude by designating them as an heir in your estate plan. Whether your caregiver is your own child — or a niece, nephew, grandchild, godchild, stepchild, or even a caregiver who is not related to you — how can you ensure your wishes are fulfilled?
What Is a Health Savings Account? Will Medicare Affect Mine?
A health savings account may help you save money on medical expenses, depending on your insurance type. If you are eligible, you can use your health savings account (HSA) to cover certain medical costs, according to HealthCare.gov.
Medicaid to Restart Annual Reviews
President Biden announced the end to the Covid-19 Public Health Emergency, which affects all Medicaid recipients.
What Is the Difference Between Medicaid and Medicare?
Although Medicaid and Medicare are both public health insurance programs, they have essential differences.
Medicare is a federal program for older adults, people with disabilities, and individuals with end-stage renal failure. Medicaid is federal-state assistance for those with limited incomes.
Assisted Living vs. Nursing Homes: What's the Difference?
Assisted living facilities and nursing homes are long-term housing and care options for older adults. Although people sometimes use the terms assisted living and nursing home synonymously, they are distinct.
Protecting Spouses of Medicaid Applicants: 2023 Guidelines
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released the 2023 federal guidelines for how much money the spouses of institutionalized Medicaid recipients may keep, as well as related Medicaid figures.
5 Reasons for Seniors to Celebrate in 2023
It has been a tumultuous few years. Amid a continuing pandemic, tense midterm elections, and a war in Ukraine, we have grappled with more than our fair share of grim news. However, with the new year upon us, there are some silver linings — in particular for seniors. Click here for more information.