Idaho Elder Law - Protecting Our Families from Financial Elder Abuse

Idaho Elder Law - Protecting Our Families from Financial Elder Abuse
We’ve all seen the articles and statistics; elder abuse is on the rise in America. In fact, in 2008, there were 21,000 reported cases of elder abuse in nursing homes that were investigated by Long Term Care Ombudsman state programs alone. But there is no single indicator that predicts...

Idaho Elder Law - Who Pays the Nursing Home Bill?

Idaho Elder Law - Who Pays the Nursing Home Bill?
Filial support laws currently exist in at least 30 states as well as Puerto Rico and have quietly existed on the books for a long time. At one point, these laws existed in a whopping 45 states. But in the past, they have been essentially ignored and lenient in their implementation. Now,...

Things to Keep an Eye Out for this Holiday Season

  • 17 November 2016
  • Author: IEP Team
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Things to Keep an Eye Out for this Holiday Season
With the holidays approaching, this time of year gives many of us a good opportunity to check in with the seniors in our lives. This could be parents or grandparents, but also elderly aunts, uncles, other relatives, and the seniors we come in contact with through church or other civic...

Idaho Elder Law - Yes, Medicaid Planning is Ethical

“Well, even if Medicaid planning is not illegal, it’s gotta be immoral or unethical. So I just won’t do it.” If you remember from my article from last month, this was a lunch guest who had a strong opinion about “hiding” assets or “pretending to be...

Idaho Elder Law - Medicaid Planning is Legal

  • 15 September 2016
  • Author: IEP Team
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“How can you do Medicaid Planning?” That was the question my lunch guest fired at me not long ago. “It’s gotta be illegal to hide assets or at least immoral to pretend to be broke just to get Medicaid benefits!” she finished. Whoa, that was loaded question, but...
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