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When the nursing home tells you Medicare is ending, know your rights!

I have the good fortune of spending the better part of this week in Fort Worth, Texas at a conference of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. It’s at these events where I learn new ideas, solidify my thinking … Continue reading

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What Does “Memory Care” Really Mean?

“We are looking at Shady Acres for Mom – it is a Memory Care facility.”  This is something usually said by a family member with a certain level of satisfaction. Now, in this story, Shady Acres is a fictional place, … Continue reading

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For the thousandth time: no, you do not need to sell your home to get Medicaid! Addressing this and other myths told by nursing home social workers and Medicaid caseworkers.

This week I met with a client and had a conversation that I have had at least a thousand times (or it felt that way). The client (we will call her Jean) was power of attorney for her mother, who … Continue reading

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Why Wisconsin’s Family Care Program May Force Some People into Nursing Homes

Today’s blog goes past the recent budget changes, to talk about an issue that is concerning to the families of Alzheimer’s patients, and that is not commonly known. Because of the problem I am about to discuss, people who could … Continue reading

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