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Vet’s Benefit Formulas May Be Changing. And Vets Are Confused!

As I mentioned in my last blog, my Dad was a World War II veteran. He mostly kept his memories to himself. But, on the rare occasions he opened up, he conveyed a sense of trauma and horror that remains

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Think Medicare HMO Advantage Covers Everything? Think Again!

If you’re enrolling in Medicare, you need to know the facts about out-of-pocket costs associated with HMO Advantage plans. Make no mistake – these plans can be appropriate for a lot of people. But you’d better make sure you’re one

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Your College-Age Child Needs A Durable Power Of Attorney – Believe It Or Not!

By now, we’ve all heard the news – again. At a college, this time, rather than a mall or a movie theater or a high school. But mass-shootings at colleges, unfortunately, are not new. In February, 2008, five students died

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Medicaid Planning For Non-Traditional Couples

Medicaid planning can be a bad dream for any couple. But if you’re part of a gay or lesbian couple, it can be a genuine nightmare! The process of applying for Medicaid is actually one of the most dangerous parts

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Estate Planning For Non-Traditional Couples: Part 1

June is Gay Pride Month, when the LGBT community takes pride in its fight for equal rights. But if you’re a boomer or senior, and a member of the LGBT community, you’d better start thinking about your “aging” rights, too!

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Thinking About States Where Gay Marriage Is Legal? Look Before You Leap!

There are now six states where same-sex couples can get married – New York, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Vermont, Massachusetts, and Iowa (along with Washington, D.C.). Because of these seven locales, along with recent polls indicating a dramatic change in Americans’

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When Should I Start Looking At Nursing Homes?

Deciding when to put your father or mother into a nursing home is one of the most difficult decisions you’ll ever have to make. And, if you’re like many people, you’ll probably try to put it off as long as

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