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Older parents

Will Medicaid Come after My Mom’s Estate?

Both of my parents entered a facility on Medicaid in January 2020. My dad passed two months later. Their home was sold in December 2020. My mom has been in rehab since a fall. When would the estate recovery begin? It’s confusing.

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Guardian

What Is a Conservatorship?

When an individual cannot make important decisions for himself or herself, a judge appoints someone called the conservator or guardian to make decisions. The conservator has the legal backing of the court in all decisions, including finances, medical and personal care.

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Deadline

What are the Important Medicare Deadlines?

Most people become eligible for Medicare during the months around their 65th birthday. If you don’t sign up for Medicare during this initial enrollment period, you could be charged a late enrollment penalty, for as long as you have Medicare.

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Looking for attorney

How Do I Find a Great Elder Law Attorney?

Finding and elder law attorney is as easy as googling, “elder law attorney near me.” Anyone can find an elderly law attorney but finding the right one is where things get a tad difficult. If you want your elder law case to be in the right hands, then you might have to do a bit of digging.

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Fancy Car

A Four-Decades Long Social Security Scam Finally Ends

In February, Social Security officials calculated that a woman who was sent monthly checks for decades was 114 years old. The problem? The lifelong New Yorker died more than 40 years ago—and may never have seen a penny of her retirement checks totaling nearly a half-million dollars.

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Long term care

Protection from Long-Term Care Insurance Fraud

Long-term care insurance consumers — usually upper-middle age and older Americans — face enough hurdles in finding the best policies. Complicated contracts, high fees and charges and booming premiums await any long-term care insurance buyer.

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