Blog Posts in January, 2016

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  • A Summary of new Medicaid Laws and Michigan's New Estate Recovery Laws
    A Summary of new Medicaid Laws and Michigan's New Estate Recovery Laws

    Every so often, Congress changes the rules of Medicaid eligibility for nursing home coverage. In recent years, the rules have been relatively stable, with no changes in federal law since 1993. ...

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  • Tax Deductions for Assisted Living Costs
    Tax Deductions for Assisted Living Costs

    If you or a family member lives in an assisted living facility, you know that assisted living costs continue to rise every year. But did you know some of those costs may be tax deductible? Medical ...

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  • Senior Citizens Learning to Fall Like a Skydiver Can Reduce Hip Fractures by 70 Percent
    Senior Citizens Learning to Fall Like a Skydiver Can Reduce Hip Fractures by 70 Percent

    Parachutist’s landing best reduces hip impact whether you jumped from an airplane or tripped on a curb Senior citizens could reduce their risk of hip fracture by nearly 70 percent if they learn to ...

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  • Injury, Sure, But Hold the Insult. Facing a Tax Bill on Cancelled Debt? There is a Way Out...
    Injury, Sure, But Hold the Insult. Facing a Tax Bill on Cancelled Debt? There is a Way Out...

    Many folks have lost a job or watched their income plummet during this financial crisis, and that’s meant more people defaulting on their credit-card or other loans. So here you are, in early 2009, ...

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  • What is Elder Law?
    What is Elder Law?

    You’ve been faithfully working towards your retirement for years, strategically saving and making wise investments, but are you completely prepared? With the expanding senior population, a new area of ...

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