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Longer lives and special needs trusts

People in our region try to save throughout their lives. The struggle comes when those people who have saved experience long-term care needs, typically nursing home, assisted living or in-home care.

What is a Special Needs Trust?

A Special Needs Trust is a very specific kind of trust that offers the option of keeping someone eligible for public benefit programs while also receiving the benefit of a supplemental fund. This supplemental fund can pay for an entire range of services and goods that are not covered by public programs.

Special Needs Fairness Act vote in September