The United Nations designated June 15, 2017 to be World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The day is meant to focus on the “health and human rights of millions of older persons around the world” when “the whole world voices its opposition to the abuse and suffering inflicted to some of our older generations”.  We.
The following fictional story is an example of how the VA Aid and Attendance benefit works with Medicaid. Every situation is unique, and Butcher Elder Law cannot guarantee exact results. The rules and exemptions could differ. Other Medicaid cases might have more exemptions or exceptions leading to a higher percentage saved. Bob is a.
It is widely known that basic health care and education are available to peace and wartime veterans through the Department of Veterans Affairs. Less known is an additional needs-based benefit called the VA Improved Pension with Aid and Attendance that is available to wartime veterans and the spouses of deceased wartime veterans. This added.
Have you filed your 2016 taxes yet? You might be interested to know that long-term care costs – and even long-term care insurance – can be deducted. That includes nursing and assisted living fees, out-of-pocket medical and hospital costs, transportation and doctors’ bills, dentists and other medical expenses. Our recent blog post outlines the average.