Blog Posts in November, 2017

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  • What to Do When an Aging Parent Needs Help with Decisions - But Doesn't Realize It
    What to Do When an Aging Parent Needs Help with Decisions - But Doesn't Realize It

    As your parents grow older, your foremost concern is making sure that they are comfortable and safe. As long as they can care for themselves and make necessary decisions about their daily and longer ...

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  • ABLE Accounts in Michigan - Savings Plans for Individuals with Disabilities and their Families
    ABLE Accounts in Michigan - Savings Plans for Individuals with Disabilities and their Families

    ABLE stands for Achieving a Better Life Experience. The federal ABLE Act, signed into law in 2014, allows states to set up ABLE programs. The program was established to assist individuals with ...

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  • Ethics of Nursing Home / Medicaid Planning
    Ethics of Nursing Home / Medicaid Planning

    An essential component of our elder law and estate planning practice at The Center for Elder Law , a division of BRMM, is advising clients on nursing home planning , which includes Medicaid planning. ...

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  • Caregiver Agreements Become More Popular: Relatives Can Be Paid To Look After Elderly
    Caregiver Agreements Become More Popular: Relatives Can Be Paid To Look After Elderly

    Caring for a family member is a responsibility many people bear. It can also be a source of income. So-called “caregiver agreements” – which are formal contracts under which relatives are hired to ...

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  • Can an Ex-Spouse Still Inherit under a Will?
    Can an Ex-Spouse Still Inherit under a Will?

    If you have recently divorced, or if you have a parent who has recently gone through a divorce, you and your family have gone through a difficult and emotional time. Most likely, you do not want to ...

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