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Estate Planning and the Fiscal Cliff

January 10, 2013 in News

Congress rang in the New Year by enacting legislation to save us all from the “fiscal cliff” the country was precariously dangling from – the “American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012”. The most important impact the legislation has on estate and gift taxes is that it makes the system that was in place over the past couple of years permanent. As far as estate and gift tax changes go, there weren’t many made in the new legislation.

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Medicaid & VA Benefits to Help Pay for Long Term Care Seminar

January 4, 2013 in News

Come out to the Winter Park Community Center on January 22nd at 6:00 pm to hear Heather C. Kirson, Esq. and Patti Fuller, Esq., B.C.S. speak on topics such as Medicaid Planning, VA benefits and Estate Planning. If you or someone you know is having to face the issue of how to pay for long-term care, this could be the perfect opportunity to learn how you can get help to pay for it! This is a free event and is open to the public. Please call (407) 422-3017 for more information

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Medicaid & VA Benefits to Help Pay for Long Term Care Seminar

January 4, 2013 in News

 Come out to the Marks Street Senior Center on January 17th at 6:00 pm to hear Heather C. Kirson, Esq. and Patti Fuller, Esq., B.C.S. speak on topics such as Medicaid Planning, VA benefits and Estate Planning. If you or someone you know is having to face the issue of how to pay for long-term care, this could be the perfect opportunity to learn how you can get help to pay for it! This is a free event and is open to the public. Please call (407) 422-3017 for more information.

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Long-Term Care Program Is Casualty of “Fiscal Cliff” Deal

January 4, 2013 in News

Provided by ElderLawAnswers

The final budget deal Congress passed to avert the “fiscal cliff” repeals a long-term care insurance program that would have helped keep the elderly and disabled out of nursing homes and off the Medicaid rolls.  In its place, the budget bill establishes a commission to come up with an alternative plan to make long-term care available for those who need it.

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Assisted Living Facilities

December 21, 2012 in News

Article provided by Elder Law Answers

Assisted living facilities offer basically the same services as board and care homes, but in a more “upscale” and homelike environment. Housing is often in small apartments and there is generally more space, privacy and recreational options. A premium is placed on retaining as much independence in living as possible, and care is more individualized.

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Long-Term Care Coverage for Veterans

December 20, 2012 in News

Article provided by ElderLawAnswers

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides health care benefits to veterans. The plan covers a number of health care services, including preventative services, diagnostic and treatment services, and hospitalization. The VA also offers a number of long-term care options through its health plan. All enrolled veterans are eligible for the following services:

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Medicaid & VA Benefits to Help Pay for Long Term Care Seminar

December 10, 2012 in News

Come out to the Marks Street Senior Center on December 20th at 4:00 pm to hear Heather C. Kirson, Esq. and Patti Fuller, Esq., B.C.S. speak on topics such as Medicaid Planning, VA benefits and Estate Planning. If you or someone you know is having to face the issue of how to pay for long-term care, this could be the perfect opportunity to learn how you can get help to pay for it! This is a free event and is open to the public. Please call (407) 422-3017 for more information.

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Medicaid & VA Benefits to Help Pay for Long Term Care Seminar

December 10, 2012 in News

Come out to the Winter Park Community Center on December 13th at 4:00 pm to hear Heather C. Kirson, Esq. and Patti Fuller, Esq., B.C.S. speak on topics such as Medicaid Planning, VA benefits and Estate Planning. If you or someone you know is having to face the issue of how to pay for long-term care, this could be the perfect opportunity to learn how you can get help to pay for it! This is a free event and is open to the public. Please call (407) 422-3017 for more information

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Fiduciary Responsibilities of Executors, Administrators, Trustees, and Guardians

November 26, 2012 in News

What is a fiduciary? The word fiduciary comes from the Latin fiduciarius, which means “hold in trust”, and derives from the Latin word fides, meaning “faith”. It is a legal relationship based on trust where one person, who is in a position of vulnerability, relies on the good faith of another, whose assistance, advice, and protection is sought. Typically, a fiduciary is entrusted to take care of money or other assets for another person.

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