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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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It’s Taking Too Long For Our Veterans to Get The Benefits They Deserve!

Nothing makes me angrier than to see veterans suffering while the government dithers about their benefits. And my interest is very personal. My Dad, who recently passed away, was a World War II veteran. He didn’t speak very often about

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My Mom and Dad (Part 2)

Now that I’ve told you about my own Mom and Dad, and the end-of-life issues we’re facing, I feel like a burden’s been lifted from my shoulders. I’ve spent the past 33 years, as an Elder Law attorney, encouraging people

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Healthcare Act Still Leaves Some Hurdles For Seniors (Part Two)

It’s going to take a while – perhaps until the new Affordable Care Act (ACA) is implemented in 2014 – to really see how things shake out. And to really understand the costs. Take Medicaid, for example. The ACA had

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How The Supreme Court Has Helped Seniors

The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act is good news for people over 50 and senior citizens. If you’re over 50 and don’t have insurance through an employer your options for health coverage will be greatly improved

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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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Me? On Medicaid?

Many people are under the impression that Medicare will provide long-term care benefits for them if they need an assisted living facility and/or nursing home. Boy, are they in for a surprise! If you’re one of these people, sorry to

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