CMS Changes Requirements for Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements
November 21, 2019
If someone you love lives in a nursing home, you’ll want to know about a new final rule issued in July from the agency that regulates nursing homes in the U.S. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has…
The Skinny on Joint Accounts
August 15, 2019
If you’re starting to think about estate planning, the question of how to manage bank accounts inevitably arises. Creating joint accounts—where you and others share ownership of bank accounts—is an option that many consider. In fact, your banker may even…
Questions about Paying for Long-Term Care?
August 8, 2019
Will you soon be making the decision to move a family member or loved one into assisted living or a nursing home? Brace yourself. Deciding to place an elderly loved one in a long-term care facility is one of the…
I Lost My Long-Term Care Insurance. Now What?
July 18, 2019
At a workshop I gave a few weeks ago, a very polished woman came up to me. She told me that she and her husband had purchased long-term care insurance policies many years ago and had been recently notified that…