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8 07, 2019

Letter to the editor: Alzheimer’s disease

By |2019-07-09T11:29:01-06:00July 8, 2019|Estate Planning, Long-Term Care|

David Wilson, Chair of the Leadership Council of Greater Idaho Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, wrote a letter to the editor in the Idaho Statesman regarding the burden that Alzheimer’s places on families in our state. After recently returning from the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement Advocacy Forum in Washington, DC, David […]

8 09, 2015

Boise Family Experience With Dementia

By |2019-07-09T11:31:14-06:00September 8, 2015|Estate Planning, Long-Term Care|

The Idaho Statesman ran a story today about one family’s experience with dementia.  It is a must read.  Unpaid family caregivers are a huge part of what makes old age work in any society; in ours they are much under-appreciated.  Its description of aphasia seemed especially spot on.

The article can […]

13 07, 2015

Qualifying for Medicaid: Countable and NonCountable Assets

By |2019-07-05T18:27:52-06:00July 13, 2015|Estate Planning, Long-Term Care|

Under Medicaid law, assets are either “countable” or “exempt.” Countable assets affect the individual’s immediate Medicaid eligibility and must be transferred, restructured, or spent down in order for the person to become eligible for Medicaid benefits. Exempt assets, in contrast, are not counted towards the individual’s Medicaid eligibility.

Remember this basic […]

31 03, 2015

Planning Ahead to Pass Your Estate

By |2019-07-05T18:27:52-06:00March 31, 2015|Estate Planning|

Multi-generational family eatingThere was a time in America when children took over the home of their parents after they passed. They simply moved in and took over, and the torch was passed with little more than a simple move-in. Back then, […]

26 03, 2015

Best Choices for Leaving Your Assets

By |2019-07-05T18:27:52-06:00March 26, 2015|Estate Planning|

Grandfather and grandson looking at iPadAs you progress through retirement, which investments you should access first is a decision that will require a clear view of your finances and your goals. It can be a tricky decision to start tapping into […]

24 03, 2015

Good Investment Portfolio Tips for Seniors

By |2019-07-05T18:27:52-06:00March 24, 2015|Estate Planning|

Daughter helping mom with financesChoosing a smart investment plan can be difficult for anyone, let alone for an older family member. As your loved ones get older, they need to consider many additional conditions and needs, like budgeting for everyday living, […]

23 03, 2015

Planning Tips for Assisted Living

By |2019-07-05T18:27:52-06:00March 23, 2015|Long-Term Care|

Friends at nursing homeThe search for assisted living can be a difficult path to travel. The primary concern is that the choice of living situation offers as much comfort and enjoyment as possible, while also marking all the appropriate  boxes, like […]