New Guide for Avoiding Sibling Conflict When Caring for Aging Parents

Disagreements between siblings can create problems when planning care for aging parents. Opinions may differ about what type of care parents need. One sibling may feel that other siblings are not taking on their fair share of responsibilities. Some conflicts may stem...

New Law Eliminates Disability Waiting Period for People With ALS

The ALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2019, has eliminated the five-month waiting period before starting Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits for individuals with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. ALS is a particularly devastating disease...

Medicaid Annuity Planning

When planning for Medicaid nursing home coverage, annuities can be a powerful tool to protect assets for couples where one spouse is either about to enter a nursing home, or is already in a nursing home and about to apply for Medicaid nursing home coverage. While the...

State Veterans Homes to Receive VA Grants

The VA recently announced that State Veterans Homes will be receiving an additional $1 billion in grants. The money for the grants comes from the passage of the American Rescue Plan of 2021 and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act for...