How a Tax Refund Can End Up Costing You Big
Janet and Murray have been married for 50 years. Murray is in advanced stages of Alzheimer’s Disease and Janet finally was forced to place him in a nursing home. Murray recently received Medicaid approval and Janet got to keep the house and $100,000 in assets. She filed a joint income
Will I Be Responsible for My Parents’ Nursing Care?
That’s a question of real concern for many and one we are hearing more about as the population ages, increasing the number of Americans needing long term care, and federal and state budget deficits continue to grow. Can nursing homes pursue children for unpaid nursing home bills? Can the State deny
How Getting the Right Advice Can Save You $500,000
A recent client of ours presented the following very common fact pattern. Jack and Diane are in their early 60’s. Diane was diagnosed in her 50’s with early onset Alzheimer’s Disease and now needs nursing home care. The couple have a primary home, a small vacation home at the Jersey
Are You Walking into the Medicaid Office Blindfolded?
Here’s the scenario. Mary calls because Dad’s money is going to run out in a few months. She is anticipating the need for Medicaid but wants to get the jump on things by applying now because she heard it can take several months to qualify. My answer is that you