Qualifying for VA Pension without the waiting game

VA pension is a program from the Veterans Administration that provides monthly cash payments to veterans and widows to pay for long term care.  These payments can be used to pay for a variety of care, including assisted living, at home care, and skilled nursing home...

Keeping the options open with Medicaid Planning

I live in Atlanta and often walk places to avoid the traffic.  It rains often in Atlanta, but I have a habit of doubting that it is  not going to rain and I decide not to take my umbrella.  The  inevitable happens and the sky opens up causing me to get drenched.  The...

Putting Trust Back in Trustee

Often in estate planning or when qualifying someone for Medicaid or VA Pension benefits, it is necessary to form a trust.  A trust is an agreement, usually between two people, where money is given with a set of instruction on how to manage the money.  The trustee is...

Keeping Medicaid up to date can save you money

Nursing home Medicaid is a program funded by the Federal government and administered by the Georgia Department of Community Health to provide coverage for nursing home care for those who have a medical need for such care.  Along with showing a medical need for nursing...

Alternatives to a Medicaid divorce

ursing home Medicaid is a program funded by the Federal government and administered by the Georgia Department of Community Health that provides coverage for nursing home care for those who have a medical need for such services.  Along with showing a medical need for...

Planning for nursing home needs of both spouses

As longevity increases and the effects of diseases like dementia spread, the need for nursing home care will continue to rise.  Nursing home Medicaid is a program funded by the Federal government and administered by the Department of Community  Health that covers...