How Giving Gifts Affects Medicaid

A loved one should not give gifts if there is a possibility that he or she may need Medicaid assistance in the near future. This can be sad if that person gets joy out of generosity. But gifts in that situation can turn out to be very, very expensive. Medicaid is the...

Co-Agents: A Basic Overview

If I need help paying my bills or talking to doctors, I don’t know which of my two children should be my power of attorney. Can’t I just name them both? You can, but please don’t. You risk creating conflict or chaos if you name more than one child to...

Looking at Long-Term Care Options

A thorough assessment of your life and health care planning is more important than ever before. Americans continue responding to the ever-present threat of COVID-19 in its many iterations, and we are identifying that which is most important in our lives to preserve...