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A few weeks ago I wrote about Stimulus checks, the part of the CARES Act that gives one time payments of $1200 to every American whose adjusted gross income is $75,000 or less (and a smaller amount for those with income between $75,000 and $99,000).  Since then, some people have received the payments direct

Last week, I heard the statistic reported that the number of Covid-19 related deaths has now exceeded the number of people who died in the Vietnam War.  The Vietnam War, of course, spanned 11 years while the current pandemic has been ongoing for a few months at this point. The compressed

What we know about the Coronavirus is that seniors are at a higher risk of serious illness than younger age groups.  So how has Medicare, the primary health insurance program for Americans over 65, responded?                

As the current Covid-19 pandemic continues and experts predict that the peak in the number of new cases is expected to be reached sometime this month we have been taking calls from family members who want to know whether they should consider moving their loved one to another facility or to their own home.

As of this writing we are in the midst of a pandemic the likes of which none of us living today has ever experienced.  Historians tell us that the Spanish Flu epidemic from 1918 to 1919 comes the closest.  Government shutdown of nonessential businesses has caused widespread disruptions and affected people and businesses in

With the spread of the Coronavirus (named COVID-19) in the news and changing seemingly by the minute I decided to devote this week’s post to the topic.  People are understandably nervous. It can seem impossible at times to sort through the information, especially when one government official says one thing but then almost immediately

In my 11/4/19 post, I disclosed some of the important numbers that change year to year with respect to the Medicaid and VA Aid and Attendance programs that we work to obtain for many of our clients.  Here are the rest of the important numbers as well as 2020 Medicare