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Idaho Elder Law - Protecting Your Assets From Nursing Home Costs

Medicaid is a federal program, but administered differently and with different regulations in each state. Some states, like Florida, have relatively lenient eligibility requirements while other states, like New Jersey, are more restrictive. The "Get out of Dodge" plan is one attorney's advice...

Idaho Elder Law - Rights in Guardianship

Florida law has a list of 14 rights that an elder may surrender as a result of the guardianship process. These include the rights to marry, vote, manage finances, determine where to live and accept medical care. A recent article in The Herald Tribune, titled “Legislation aims to curb abuses in...

Idaho Elder Law - Simple Advice for Adult Caregiving

Look into potential tax breaks. As noted in a recent article in Oprah Magazine, titled “Sanity-Saving Secrets For Caring For Your Aging Parents,” an elderly parent may be claimed as a dependent if their annual income is less than $3,900 and you provide more than 50% of their financial...

Idaho Elder Law - Reasons For Preserving Assets

As a founding member of the Idaho Care Planning Council we enjoy sharing articles from the National Care Planning Council's website from time to time. Last year about this time they discussed reasons Elder Americans were giving for preserving their assets through legal processes. You can find...

Idaho Elder Law - The Cost of Avoiding Care Planning

There is no shortage of studies about the physical and psychological strain of caring for an aging, ailing loved one. In 2013 a study by Genworth Financial exposed the monetary loss that caregiving without the benefit of Long Term Care insurance can entail. The report, titled â€œBeyond Dollars...
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