With nearly 90% of caregivers providing care to a family member, and the holidays rapidly approaching, it is an opportune time to check in with both aging family members, as well as those performing caregiving duties.
My dad just got diagnosed with dementia, and I’m worried about his quality of life in the future—and I’m scared this could shorten his life. How long do people live on average after a dementia diagnosis?
My spouse is going to have to move to a nursing home. When spending down assets for the sick spouse to qualify for Medicaid, does it have to be done before sick spouse is sent to a nursing home or can it be done even after the sick spouse is admitted to a nursing home?
At our Rhode Island estate planning and elder law firm we help families and individuals preserve their assets and create their legacies. We assist our clients in a variety of areas. Whether it's estate planning using revocable trusts and wills, or asset protection and preserving your assets from nursing home expenses, we are there to help. Even if […]
A special needs trust is a popular strategy for those who want to help someone in need without risking that the person will lose their eligibility for programs that require their income or assets to remain below a certain limit.