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How To Prevent Disputes About Medical Decisions

Do you know who will make medical decisions on your behalf should you become incapacitated? You may have an idea of who you would want to handle those decisions, but have you given that person the power to make those decisions? Without a formal document, that person may not be in control not be in control of your medical decisions. Often this results in  disputes within a family over how to...

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Expert Guide to a Golden Retirement: Learn Three Tips For Pain-Free Estate Planning

The average life expectancy for American adults today is 78 years old. Since retirement age typically begins around age 65 for many Americans, it has never been more important for you to plan for what will happen to your estate. Unfortunately, many people wait until it’s too late to start planning for their golden years, and many people still make mistakes along the way, or try to handle...

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How Does Health Care Reform Affect Medicare?

There have been many questions about the new Health Care Reforms, also known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and how they will affect beneficiaries of Medicare. The ACA requires everyone to have some form of health insurance by March 2014, or be fined. But what if I have Medicare or Medicaid? Those who are on Medicare or Medicaid are not required to purchase insurance, as they are already...

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Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid

When trying to navigate the health care maze, not understanding the difference between Medicare and Medicaid  can lead to unanticipated and costly results. A person can be in Nursing Home setting for “Skilled Nursing Care” or for “Custodial Care”. Skilled Nursing Care is given when the patient needs the services of skilled nursing or rehabilitation staff such as physical...

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Social Security Survivor Benefits FAQ

Social Security Survivor Benefits FAQ

Can I receive benefits from a divorced spouse? If you are the divorced spouse of someone who is now deceased (“former spouse”) who is insured, you are eligible for benefits if you: Are 60+ years old, or 50+ years old and disabled Were married to the former spouse for 10+ years Are not entitled to a higher Social Security benefit on your own record Are (1) unmarried or (2) remarried...

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Nursing Home Medicaid

Applying for  Nursing Home Medicaid  can be a frustrating and scary process. For a family already dealing  with the emotional roller coaster of a loved one moving to a nursing home, the pressure is that much greater. If the patient is married, their spouse is often worried about losing their life savings and whether they’ll have income to live on each month. Some families assume the...

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