Planning for Life

4 Tax Benefits Available to Baby Boomers Caring for Seniors

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on July 8, 2014

Increasingly, federal and state governments are providing assistance to family members caring for seniors. Some of these programs involve direct payment through Medicaid (MassHealth in Massachusetts), such as for personal care attendants or adult foster care. (Click here to learn more about these programs.)

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Topics: long-term care planning, income taxes

Roz Chast Pens Book on Parents' Declining Years

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on June 10, 2014

The New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast has published a book describing her parents' last years as they fell into disability and dementia in their 90s. A difficult couple to have as parents, taking care of them through their denial and her conflicting emotions of obligation, guilt and resentment also induced great conflict and anxiety.images

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Topics: long-term care planning

Bipartisan Policy Center Working on Long-Term Care Proposal

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on May 6, 2014

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Topics: long-term care planning, long-term care insurance, MassHealth

Massachusetts Nursing Home Case Barred by Statute of Limitations

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on March 18, 2014

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Topics: long-term care planning, MassHealth

Millionaires on Medicaid? - Massachusetts

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on March 4, 2014

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Topics: long-term care planning, long-term care insurance, MassHealth

The New Elder Law: Stay-At-Home Planning

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on January 21, 2014

By Harry S. Margolis

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Topics: MassHealth planning, long-term care planning, nursing homes, MassHealth

Is My MassHealth Asset Protection Trust Still Good? - Massachusetts

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on December 10, 2013

By Harry S. Margolis

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Topics: MassHealth planning, long-term care planning, MassHealth

Nursing Homes are Not the Enemy - Massachusetts

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on November 26, 2013

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Topics: long-term care planning, MassHealth

How Can Family Cohabiting and House Ownership Work?

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on November 19, 2013

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Topics: trusts, long-term care planning, Estate Planning

When Should You Call In an Elder Mediator? -- Massachusetts

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on October 29, 2013

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Topics: long-term care planning, seniors

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