In last week’s entry I wrote about new nursing home daily rates, and the possibility of MassHealth (Medicaid) to help cover the very expensive cost of care. This week I’ll shine the spotlight on the very real challenge for nursing homes, namely the delay between a resident running out of money and being Medicaid-eligible, and […]
It’s that time of year again. New Year’s Resolutions. New Year, New You! New, new, new. It’s also the time of year when businesses evaluate their budgets and rates, and that usually means an increase. One of the local nursing homes announced it’s new rates last week. All sorts of reasons were given: new government […]
That Recorded Deed Notice you just got in the mail – It’s a big bunch of HOOEY! If you’re a client of Ingle Law, and recently implemented a trust as part of your estate plan, you probably know the notice I’m talking about. If you haven’t gotten that far in your planning yet, this is […]
Everyone comes to their planning with a different driving motivation. “‘Many people focus on estate planning with regard to who will take care of the kids,’ [Sharon DeVaney] said. ‘But the responsibility of taking care of older parents and changes associated with divorce can be just as important as motivators.’”
We’ve been working with families like yours for over 25 years, and have been troubled by all the ways the traditional law business has failed its clients. Typical estate planning calls for an attorney working one on one with each client. And while this is fine for some, it is cost prohibitive for most. The […]
Since I joined Ingle Law, several people have asked what I, a mere canine, could possibly do all day in a law office. There has been a scandalous suggestion that since I don’t possess opposable thumbs, I couldn’t possibly contribute in any useful way. I asked The Lady if I could respond to these allegations.
Have you ever watched Cesar Milan work with dogs with obsessive behavior? He frequently uses “Tsst” to distract and calm the animal. It also works with cats. I’ve frequently thought we should do that to and for each other when we get stuck in a mental loop that keeps us spinning our wheels. You know […]
Hey there, Leigh Ann Pond here. Shhhh…. Don’t tell Tracey, but as the lone vegetarian at the firm, I commandeered the website to wish everyone a happy World Vegetarian Day! I thought I’d share a favorite recipe with you. It’s the Edamame Energy Bowl from Trader Joe’s. Just click, mix and enjoy!
You’ve paid taxes all these years for just this reason: 1) Stay at home with the help you need; 2) Obtain valuable Medicaid benefits to pay for medical and health costs at home, an assisted living residence or nursing home; 3) Protect your hard earned savings for your family or your spouse; and/or 4) Prevent […]
Your reaction to this subject line might be, “Oh no, not another Anna Nicole Smith story.” You might also be thinking, “Great, maybe the inside story!” Whatever your reaction, you should be wondering if any of what happened in her life and death could happen to your family. Simply put, have you taken the steps […]