Thousands of SSI recipients have been falsely accused to owning real estate because of the Social Security Administration’s reliance on a private database that is “riddled with errors,” [...]
Medicaid long-term care benefits traditionally pay mainly for nursing home care, but the federal government can grant “waivers” to states allowing them to expand Medicaid to include home and [...]
If we pay a lump sum for a personal care attendant and the senior receiving the care unexpectedly has to enter a nursing home, does the personal care attendant have to transfer the remaining [...]
President Biden has introduced a plan to spend $400 billion over eight years on home and community-based care for the elderly and people with disabilities. The money would go to expand access [...]
Elder advocacy groups are calling for the elimination of Medicaid estate recovery after a congressional advisory commission concluded the practice recoups a tiny percentage of Medicaid [...]
The government has expanded access to protections for spouses of reverse mortgage holders who are not named in the loan document, allowing more such spouses the ability to stay in their home [...]
When applying for Medicaid, many people often forget about life insurance. But depending on the type of life insurance and the value of the policy, it can count as an asset.
I am my mother’s agent under a power of attorney. I have a large SUV that is difficult for her to get in [...]
Medicare prescription drug plans can have a coverage gap—called the "donut hole"--which limits how much Medicare will pay for your drugs until you pay a certain amount out of pocket.
We have been waiting for an answer from Medicaid about home care for our mother. We have sent in every type of documentation they have asked for, but each time we do, they come up with more [...]