Healthcare is one of the biggest expenses to plan for in retirement, and choosing the right Medicare plan is of the utmost importance.
What Can an Elder Law Attorney Do for You?
An elder law attorney works with seniors, taking a holistic approach to the legal issues people commonly face as they age. These include matters of housing, physical and financial health, estate planning, and more. There are as many issues as there are seniors, as life circumstances are different for everyone. An attorney who specializes in the host of the problems senior citizens face can be a wise investment.
It Is Not Always Better to Give Than to Receive
If there is a possibility that a loved one might need Medicaid assistance in the foreseeable future, that person should not be giving gifts. This can be sad if that person gets joy out of generosity. But gifts in that situation can turn out to be very, very expensive.
How the $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill Aids Seniors
President Biden has signed the latest COVID-19 relief bill, which in addition to authorizing stimulus checks, funding vaccine distribution, and extending unemployment benefits, also provides assistance to seniors in a number of ways.
Senior Taxes, Money, and Retirement in a Biden Administration
The advent of a Biden Administration could bring significant changes to the current landscape for older Americans. Biden has outlined what he would like to accomplish for older Americans, and this article is intended to summarize some of those plans. Social Security...
Health and Financial Questions to Understand Before Turning 65
There is a lot to discover, learn, and know about how to proceed in life at age 65 and beyond. With Social Security benefit determinations, health insurance policies, and legal documents in order, you can begin to enjoy being 65.
COVID Forces Renewed Awareness of Long Term Care Costs
The coronavirus pandemic has focused attention on nursing homes and the costs of long term care insurance. What are the realities to be considered when purchasing LTC insurance?
Healthy planning can aid you in finding long-term care
Long-term care can cost a fortune. You might save your whole life and still not have enough. There are programs in place to help you get the care you need, but that assistance isn’t guaranteed. A private room in a care facility in Indiana will cost an average of over...
Encase, Don’t Laminate Medicare Cards
The Social Security Administration advises against card lamination. Why? Cards may have built-in security features that could be compromised in the process. Instead of laminating your Medicare card, purchase a plastic ID card holder. Why is Social Security suddenly...
What’s a Medicaid Block Grant? Why Are Some Opposed to Block Grants?
Since the attorneys of Rebecca W. Geyer & Associates, PC assist clients with estate planning and elder law needs, including Medicaid, the debate centering around the proposal to give states block grants is very important to us and to our clients. Medicaid, the...