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What Happens to a Special Needs Trust at Death?
A special needs trust provides long-term care for someone who has special needs. The funds within this trust pay...
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Autism Awareness: America and Local Communities
As the prevalence of autism continues to rise in the US, the need for awareness, support, and understanding...
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Startup companies designing user-friendly technologies for seniors
It is projected by the US Census Bureau that in the year 2050 there will be 458 million Americans of...
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Bill Paying Service for Seniors
If you are a senior or have a loved one who is struggling with the process of paying their household...
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Medicaid Researching Social Determinants of Health
It should come as no surprise that where we are born, grow, live, work, play, and age can have a dramatic impact...
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How Soon Before My Mom Runs Out of Money Should She Apply for Medicaid?
My 96-year-old mother was just told by her doctor that she can no longer live by herself and has to move to a...
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Moving to a New State? Be Sure to Update Your Estate Plan
While legally you may not need all-new estate planning documents if you move to a different state, you should have...
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Can You Visit Nursing Home Residents After They are Vaccinated?
COVID vaccines are starting to roll out to nursing homes across the country, signaling the beginning of the end of...
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Is There a Way to Prevent Trust Income from Going to a Nursing Home?
I wanted to set up a trust for Medicaid planning purposes, so that I can prevent the rental income generated from...
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Why Married Couples Need an Estate Plan
Don’t assume your estate will automatically go to your spouse when you die. If you don’t have an estate plan,...
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