A surprising number of people -- including many people with disabilities -- do not take advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit. The IRS is encouraging potential recipients to apply.
The RAISE Act, a new bill passed by Congress, directs the federal government to create a national Family Caregiving Strategy.
By: Donna M. Stefans, Esq. AIF® It is a common misconception that elder law and estate planning is much the same thing, or that only wealthy people can benefit from proper estate planning. You [...]
By: Donna M. Stefans, Esq. AIF® If there is only one estate planning tool that everyone over age 18 should have, it is an advance health care directive. Sure it is not the sexiest tool in the [...]
Long-term care insurance policyholders were dealt a blow by the Oregon Supreme Court when it ruled that the state's elder financial abuse statute does not apply to their case.
What portion of a lawsuit award or settlement can go to the state to reimburse Medicaid? The new congressional budget deal finally clarifies the situation..
The government is spending billions to fund assisted living services through Medicaid, but government oversight and regulation of assisted living facilities is lacking, according to a new [...]
Older parents are becoming more common, driven in part by changing cultural mores and surrogate motherhood. Steve Martin, Billy Joel, and Janet Jackson are some examples. But [...]