My mom has a revocable trust that she set up more than 15 years ago. If we change it to an irrevocable [...]
After a Medicaid recipient dies, can Medicaid recoup benefits from the recipient’s IRA? The IRA was not [...]
Naming a trust as a beneficiary of your retirement plan can be a good idea in some circumstances, but it can be dangerous if you are worried about creditors coming after your estate.
Not everyone needs their required minimum distributions from their retirement accounts to make ends meet. If you don’t need your distribution, one option is to donate it to charity and not pay [...]
When a married couple applies for Medicaid, the Medicaid agency must analyze the couple’s income and assets as of a particular date to determine eligibility. This “snapshot” date can have a [...]
The Biden administration has announced far-reaching nursing home reforms. Advocates are calling the proposals, which include the first-ever federal minimum staffing levels, the most [...]
Long-term care costs climbed again in 2021, with rates for home health aides and homemakers seeing the sharpest rises, according to Genworth’s annual Cost of Care Survey. The coronavirus [...]