7 Tips for Understanding Gift Taxes

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People are often confused about the laws that apply when they make a gift. Some are surprised to learn that gifts are regulated at all. Unfortunately there are rules – both in terms of taxes and Medicaid qualification. And the laws are complicated. Adding to the confusion – the tax rules related to gifts are […]

Survey shows cost of long-term care in PA

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Each year Genworth surveys long-term care providers in 440 regions nationwide to determine the cost of various services. This year it received over 15,000 completed surveys. The resulting information can help consumers anticipate and plan for the high cost of care in their preferred location and care setting. This week Genworth issued its survey report for 2015. […]

Sharing the Responsibility of Caregiving

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The task of caring for aging parents usually falls on the shoulders of their children. Becoming a caregiver for a parent may not be something that we anticipated. But as our parent’s age they may need to rely on us for assistance with tasks they were once able to perform on their own. Often caregiving […]

From Legal Documents to Elder Care Planning

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Many times it is a catastrophic event that brings a client through our doors. Usually there are options available to protect assets and get people qualified for public assistance help in paying for the care that they need. But people often need more than just legal documents and information on how to protect their assets. […]

Employee Spotlight: Laura McCloskey

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If you have called the firm of Marshall, Parker & Weber in the last three years chances are you have spoken to Laura McCloskey, our scheduling coordinator. Laura joined the Marshall, Parker & Weber family in September, 2011 as an Administrative Assistant. As the Scheduling Coordinator, Laura assists potential and existing clients in finding the […]