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This article is going to visit the four requirements to qualify for VA improved pension with aid and attendance benefits.  Do not proceed with any application without double checking these four requirement in detail and having support along with your application on each of these requirements.

A brief overview of the four requirements are:

  1. The Military Service requirement
  2. The Medical need (or rating type) requirement
  3. The Income requirement
  4. The Asset requirement.

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This article will teach you how to protect your assets against the nursing home Medicaid look back period.  Taking action now, while you’re well, may keep you and your family spending all your money on nursing care.  Nursing home costs easily exceed $7,500 per month.

In order to do that:

  1. You need to learn how the look back period works.
  2. Next, you need to know the financial considerations to be aware of when you are trying to protect your money.
  3. We will cover one of the best options given the financial considerations identified in point #2.

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3 Critical Steps Required to Create a Trust Fund

Asset Protection Strategies for Seniors

In this article, we are going to review the 3 steps to create a trust fund for a family member. A trust agreement must be created or in place. The trust must be funded. The trust needs to be settled.

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Does a Durable Power of Attorney End at Death?

Caregiving Tips

Before we answer the question, we first need to address three points: What is a durable power of attorney; How a durable power of attorney works; and Then we can answer the question: does a durable power of attorney stop working after the creator dies? So what is a durable power of attorney? A durable […]

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Difference Between Living Trust and Durable Power of Attorney

Caregiving Tips

The purpose of this article is to explain the difference between a revocable living trust and durable power of attorney. There’s going to be three main things I’m going to address. Definition of Both a Revocable Living Trust and a Durable Power of Attorney. How Both a Living Trust works and how a Durable Power of Attorney works. […]

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