Georgia State Medicaid Plan

Being sick or impaired is not enough to qualify for Social Security Disability. Under the Social Security Act, whether you are seeking disability or Supplemental Security Income, “disability” means you are not able to engage in any substantial gainful activity (SGA) because of a medically determinable physical or mental impairment(s) that is either: Expected to […]

Georgia State Medicaid Plan

Many people believe Medicare will pay for their long-term care costs. That’s not true. Medicare will pay for UP TO 100 days if you had a qualifying hospital stay, if you are discharged to a nursing home for skilled therapy, and then only while you’re receiving skilled therapy. See Center for Medicare Advocacy, Medicare Skilled […]

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) discusses different parts of Medicare.

Social Security is one of the most important programs for seniors in the United States. It provides a guaranteed source of income for retirees, as well as disability and survivor benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) offers a Retirement Estimator tool that can help you estimate your future benefits. The tool is easy to use […]

Charles Schwab Foundation President Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz discusses how to get the most out of Social Security.

The Administration for Community Living announced that it will host a Medicare Virtual Fair on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Open 3:00-7:00 PM ET. Agenda and Registration (available in English and Spanish) This virtual fair is for people turning 65, retiring, or joining Medicare because of a disability. Learn about Medicare and all its parts to help […]

A forthcoming article was reviewed in WILLS, TRUSTS, & ESTATES LAW eJOURNAL, Sponsored by The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) Foundation, Vol. 17, No. 10: Apr 29, 2021. The article recognizes that much in the field of Wills is obsessed with pre-determining the outcome of potential litigation. It centers on an empirical […]

elder law resources

The Massachusetts Supreme Court recently limited Medicaid estate recovery claims to three years as discussed in the following video:

Certified Elder Law Attorney, Amos Goodall, published an article in the Centre Daily Times on Protecting Yourself from a Guardian. It includes several practical steps you can take in advance to prevent fiduciary abuse.

The following resources appeared in a post by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sent at 04/26/2021 12:00 PM ED. We are re-posting them for your convenience. Misadventures in Money Managament (MiMM): MiMM is a virtual learning experience that fills a critical gap in financial education topics for all servicemembers. The training uses the style of […]

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