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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced its 2018 rate increases for certain wartime military veterans not dishonorably discharged or their surviving spouses to help pay for care costs ranging from being housebound to long-term care costs. However, since VA pension benefits are paid...

As of January 1, 2018, the equity limit for a homestead applicant (who is single) for the nursing home and “waiver” home care Medicaid program has increased to$572,000.  Thus, if the equity limit is less than that, it is a non-countable resource in determining Medicaid...

An Australian court has ruled that an unsent text message on the mobile phone of Mark Nichol was sufficient to be a valid will as it showed his testamentary intentions of leaving his home and pension to his brother and nephew rather his wife and...

Last Monday we were requested to do a Will for an 89-year-old married woman who was just put on hospice. Due to her being on hospice, we put her as an immediate priority. Her 90-year-old husband has Alzheimer’s disease and is living in an institutional...