Elder Law

What could LTC Cost – will you need it?

Though the thought of retirement is an exciting part of the aging process,  the moment is often overshadowed by the concern of affording the care needed to remain healthy and safe during the latter years. For many, healthcare costs past retirement could run into six...

Ways to pay for long-term care

In Georgia, elderly residents often turn to Medicaid to find financial assistance for long-term care because most standard health insurance policies do not cover it. If you, like most people, did not purchase a long-term care insurance policy, you have other options....

Competency vs. Capacity

Though you may have heard these two terms being used interchangeably, they have distinct meanings—and they have specific applications. Capacity and competency are separate, but they are also determined by different people and used for unique purposes.  Competency  The...

Benefits For An Aging Veteran

There are over 18 million veterans in the United States. Almost 1 out of every 10 Americans has served in the military. These people represent critical moments in our history—from World War II to the Global War on Terrorism. Even the most recent conflict has veterans...

What is Medicaid Estate Recovery?

Many Georgia seniors turn to Medicaid to help cover long-term medical care costs. However, doing so may affect the estates of some seniors. What is the Medicaid Estate Recovery program? Medicaid Estate Recovery The Medicaid Estate Recovery Program is a federally...

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