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March 11, 2022

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How to Protect Your Money If Your Spouse Goes into a Nursing Home

Long-term care can be very expensive, and the last thing you want is to be left destitute if your spouse requires nursing home care. So, what are you supposed to do? Fortunately, you have options to protect your hard-earned savings in the face of a care need. Allow us to clear up some misconceptions you may have about Medicaid and reveal how you can protect your assets from the nursing home.

February 25, 2022

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How Much Does a Nursing Home Cost in 2022?

One of the biggest shocks for seniors planning for their long-term care is how expensive care facilities can be. At-home care and assisted living costs vary depending on the level of care required, but nursing homes are usually the most expensive since they provide hands-on, round-the clock care. Here’s what to expect when it comes to nursing home costs in 2022.

January 17, 2022

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How to Pay for Long-Term Care

With nursing homes costing upwards of $8,000, $9,000 per month, long-term care can be very expensive. The question is—how will you pay for this care? Fortunately, you have a few options to cover these costs.

February 22, 2021

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Setting the Common Man Free – Financially

For nearly half a century, common working-class Americans have struggled to maintain their wealth. But the biggest threat to their American Dream is yet to come. Learn how we have helped thousands of common Americans avoid and overcome the financial burden of long-term care—AND how we can likely help you as well.

February 11, 2021

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3 Must-Know Facts About Long-Term Care Planning

Long-term care planning can be a daunting and complicated process. Fortunately, we can help! Here are three of the most important things to remember as you embark on your long-term care planning journey.

February 3, 2021

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You Can’t Afford NOT to Plan for Long-Term Care

Planning for the future allows you to grow and protect your wealth more effectively, especially as you enter your senior years. In addition to your retirement and estate plans, do you have a long-term care plan? If not, you risk losing your entire life savings paying for care. Find out how a long-term care plan can save you money in the long run.

January 14, 2021

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8 Critical Mistakes Seniors Make with Long-Term Care Planning

The long-term care planning process can be complicated and overwhelming. Avoid these eight critical mistakes to ensure you can better protect yourself, your assets, and your loved ones in the face of a long-term care stay.

June 30, 2020

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How Can an Attorney Help with Long-Term Care?

Every long-term care situation involves its own unique set of challenges, many of which can be eased by working with an elder law attorney. Learn about what elder law attorneys do and how they can help you as you navigate your long-term care.

June 30, 2020

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Medicare vs. Medicaid: Paying for Long-Term Care

Although the terms sound alike and the programs may seem similar on the surface, Medicare and Medicaid have important differences for you to be aware of, especially when it comes to skilled and long-term nursing care. 

May 20, 2020

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Advance Planning vs. Medicaid Planning for Long-Term Care

Planning in advance allows you to take certain measures in case you require long-term care in the future, while waiting typically requires qualifying for Medicaid in order to pay for care. Explore some of the key characteristics that separate advance planning and Medicaid planning.