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Second Marriage – Happily Ever After? (Part 2)

                Last week I was telling you about George and Mary.  Mary has dementia and may soon need nursing home care.   George had gone to an elder law attorney who told him that once Mary spent down her assets she’d qualify for Medicaid.  That advice came at a time when George and Mary were living […]

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Is the Pressure Really Off?

Charlie had been transferred to a nursing home when his wife Doris called.  Medicare was paying for his care but she had just learned coverage would stop in another week and the private pay cost of care was $11,000 per month.  I could hear the panic in her voice when she said the $200,000 of […]

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