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Medicare Premiums May Increase By Record Amount

Medicare Part B premiums are forecast to increase by $15.90 in 2008, the largest single-year hike in the history of the program, according to a new analysis by the Senior Citizens League. The 17 percent increase would bring the … [Read more...]

CCRC Resident Fights Move to Increased Level of Care

An 88-year-old California widow is challenging an attempt by her continuing care retirement community (CCRC) to move her from her private apartment to an assisted living unit. If she is successful, the outcome could set a legal … [Read more...]

Long-Term Care Benefits for Veterans and Spouses

Long-term care costs can add up quickly. Our firm can assist veterans and surviving spouses of veterans obtain valuable help when they need in-home care, or are in an assisted living facility or nursing home. The Veterans … [Read more...]

Things to Remember at Tax Time

April 17th is approaching and it is time to begin crossing T's and dotting I's in preparation for paying taxes. As tax time draws near, you want to make sure you file all the proper forms and take all deductions you're entitled … [Read more...]

Making Decisions for An Adult Special Needs Child

Parents of children with special needs must be concerned with ensuring that medical and financial decisions will continue to be made in the child’s best interest once the child reaches age 18 – the age of legal capacity. In most … [Read more...]

About the New Medicare Plans

January 1, 2007 through through March 31, 2007 is the open enrollment for Medicare Advantage plans. These new private-sector plans were created along with the Medicare prescription drug program by the 2005 Medicare Modernization … [Read more...]

Reverse Mortgage Home Equity Loans

For many seniors the equity in their home is their largest single asset, yet it is unavailable to use unless they use a conventional home-equity loan. But a conventional loan really doesn't free up the equity because the money has … [Read more...]