When Mom Can’t Live at Home Anymore

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Understanding Residential Care Options My remarkable mother in law is in her 90’s and still living at home on her own. She is able to do so with the help of some limited in home supportive services that are being coordinated by a care manager. She lives in another state far away from my wife, […]

How to Protect your Home from Care Costs

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The Home Protection Trust The numbers are terrifying. If you are 65 or older there is a 70% chance that you will need long term care at some time during your remaining life. By “long term care” I mean the kinds of help people need if they have a prolonged physical illness, disability or cognitive […]

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. […]

Survey lists costs of long-term care in Central and NE PA

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Each year Genworth surveys nearly 15,000 long term care providers in 440 regions nationwide to determine the cost of long-term care in the United States. The resulting details can inform consumers regarding costs and help them plan to be able to receive long-term care in their preferred location and care setting.  This past week Genworth issued its […]

Just the Basics: Asset Protection Trusts

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Just the Basics Series Part 3: Asset Protection Trusts By Attorney Nicholas D. Lutz, Marshall, Parker & Weber The third installment of Just the Basics will focus on asset protection trusts. Asset protection trusts are a powerful tool that elder law attorneys use to help their clients protect their assets against the cost of long-term […]