Blog Posts in 2019

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  • Don't Give All Your Money To The Nursing Home!
    Don't Give All Your Money To The Nursing Home!

    People think that if you’re headed toward expensive long-term care such as in a nursing home or assisted living, that there's nothing you can do to protect yourself financially, and you're just going ...

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  • Will My Estate Be Affected By the SECURE Act?
    Will My Estate Be Affected By the SECURE Act?

    In May of 2019, The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill called the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act. The bill will now go to the Senate where it will be ...

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  • WASHINGTON STATE ENACTS UNIVERSAL LONG-TERM CARE COVERAGE
    WASHINGTON STATE ENACTS UNIVERSAL LONG-TERM CARE COVERAGE

    Our system of paying for long-term care services is badly broken. Medicare does not pay for long-term care in assisted living or in a nursing home, which many people don't realize till it’s too late. ...

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  • Congress is changing the rules for IRAs
    Congress is changing the rules for IRAs

    In May, the House of Representatives approved the “Secure Act”, a bill intended to “reform” 401(k) and IRA rules. The Senate is now considering its version of these reforms. This legislation, if ...

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  • EIGHT ELDER LAW PLANNING MISTAKES TO AVOID
    EIGHT ELDER LAW PLANNING MISTAKES TO AVOID

    Jim and Sarah were growing old gracefully but weren’t in the habit of planning ahead. Eventually, he started to have cardiac problems, and she started to show signs of early dementia, memory loss and ...

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  • What is Elder Law?
    What is Elder Law?

    Planning for your senior years involves many decisions. Even though we say, “Man plans, God laughs,” most people still want to try. Too often though, decisions are made during times of emotional ...

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