Feds Release 2019 Guidelines Used to Protect the Spouses of Medicaid Applicants
The federal government has released the 2019 federal guidelines for how much money the spouses of Medicaid recipients may keep, as well as related Medicaid figures..
Pooled Trusts: Should You Consider Taking a Dip?
Trusts where the funds of many people with special needs are “pooled” may be a better option for some people than the conventional special needs trust, depending on the [...]
A New Congressional Effort to Curb Restraint and Seclusion in Schools
New bills released in the House and Senate to curb dangerous restraint and seclusion practices in schools.
Understanding Medicare's Hospice Benefit
Medicare's hospice benefit is one of the most comprehensive benefits and can be extremely helpful to both the terminally ill individual and his or her family, but it is little understood [...]
The Best and Worst States for Protection Against Elder Abuse
The older the population gets, the greater the potential for elder abuse. States have laws in place designed to combat elder abuse, but some states are doing a better job than others.
Charitable Giving Options Under the New Tax Law
The new tax law makes it harder to claim a tax deduction for charitable contributions. While charitable giving should not be only about getting a tax break, if you want to get a tax benefit [...]