Month: May 2017

The Benefits of A Special Needs Trust for A Disabled Child

If you are caring for a disabled child, it is important that you have the proper Estate Planning documents in order to provide for your...

3 Estate Planning Documents Everyone Should Have

A comprehensive Estate Plan can give you control over your assets and spare your loved ones from unnecessary expenses in handling your estate. It also...

What is COPES?

COPES stands for Community Options Program Entry System. COPES is a Washington State Medicaid program that pays for services to help people who would otherwise...

The Basics of Long-Term Care

Planning for the Long-Term Care you may someday need is an important element of Estate Planning. Long-Term Care is the assistance you need when you...

Two Tests to Qualify for Medicaid

Medicaid is a health care program funded jointly by federal and state governments, and is available to people who have insufficient resources or income to...

What Are the Differences Between Medicare and Medicaid?

Medicare is a federally funded health insurance program available to people 65 or older or who have certain disabilities, regardless of income or assets. Medicaid...

Free Seminar – Are You Wondering If You’re Ready for Retirement?

Today we are living longer, healthier lives. In fact, many of us can expect to spend more time enjoying retirement than our parents did. Properly...

May is National Elder Law Month

May is National Elder Law Month! This serves as a reminder to educate the public on the legal issues unique to people as they age....

Tips For Seniors to Stay Social and Active

Staying physically active provides health benefits for older adults. Moderate exercise can improve health, even for people with diseases that accompany aging. Staying socially active...

What Kinds of Issues Does a Health Care Directive Address?

A Health Care Directive addresses your medical wishes if you become unable to consciously make your own medical decisions. It ensures that your family members...