Month: April 2020

What To Do When a Loved One Passes Away: The Legal Steps to Settle a Loved One’s Final Affairs

The emotional trauma of losing a loved one often comes with a bewildering array of financial and legal issues demanding attention. It can be difficult enough for family members to handle the emotional trauma of a death, let alone taking the steps necessary to get these matters in order. We frequently get calls regarding what to do […]

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Census 2020: Counting Those in Nursing Homes

The 2020 census has started, and seniors need to be counted. The U.S Constitution mandates that the federal government conduct a census every 10 years. Information from the census is used to determine how many representatives each state sends to Congress as well as where hundreds of billions of dollars from federal programs, such as […]

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Should Seniors Who Lose Their Job During the Coronavirus Pandemic Claim Social Security Benefits Early?

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, unemployment is skyrocketing. Seniors who lose their jobs may be tempted to claim Social Security benefits early, but should they, given the resulting reduction in future benefits? The answer depends on your situation, but you may be able to claim and not sacrifice much in terms of future benefits. […]

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Medicaid and VA Myth Busters

Navigating through the eligibility requirements of Medicaid and VA can be frustrating. Let us relieve some of that frustration for you in this entertaining program where we correct much of the misinformation about these programs. Bust through these myths and let us give you some peace of mind.  (Click on screen to begin). Information and […]

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Where’s My Coronavirus Relief Payment? Well, It Depends.

The centerpiece of the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed into law March 27, 2020, is its one-time $1,200 payments to millions of eligible individuals. When can you expect your payment and how much will it be? The answer to the first question has been changing on an almost daily […]

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Compensating Family Caregivers through Medicaid, VA Pension, and Personal Services Agreements

Being a family caregiver can be a strain financially. Many family caregivers are faced with the decision of working a full-time job on top of caring for their loved one or forgoing a paycheck. This video reviews how a family caregiver can avoid making this choice by receiving compensation for the care they are providing […]

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