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Fifteen Myths Regarding Medicaid Nursing Home Benefits in Maine Myth 7 and 8

This series highlights the eligibility rules for Maine Medicaid (MaineCare) nursing home benefits and dispels certain myths the families that work with our office often hear. Myth 7: My Income Has to Be Used to Pay My Spouse’s Nursing Home Bill. Th… Read More
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Fifteen Myths Regarding Medicaid Nursing Home Benefits in Maine Myth 5 and 6

This series highlights the eligibility rules for Maine Medicaid (MaineCare) nursing home benefits and dispels certain myths the families that work with our office often hear. Myth 5: If I Enter a Nursing Home as a Private Pay Resident, I Must Spend A… Read More
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Fifteen Myths Regarding Medicaid Nursing Home Benefits in Maine Myth 3 and 4

This series highlights the eligibility rules for Maine Medicaid (MaineCare) nursing home benefits and dispels certain myths the families that work with our office often hear. Myth 3: If I Put My Property in My Spouse’s Name, I Will Be Eligible for… Read More
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Fifteen Myths Regarding Medicaid Nursing Home Benefits in Maine Myth 2

This series highlights the eligibility rules for Maine Medicaid (MaineCare) nursing home benefits and dispels certain myths the families that work with our office often hear. Myth 2: I Have to Give Away Everything I Own to Get Medicaid. The Truth: Ce… Read More
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Fifteen Myths Regarding Medicaid Nursing Home Benefits in Maine

This series highlights the eligibility rules for Maine Medicaid (MaineCare) nursing home benefits and dispels certain myths the families that work with our office often hear. Myth1: Medicare Will Cover My Nursing Home Bill. The Truth: Medicare pays f… Read More
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Achieving Better Life Experience

Do I have to spend down my entire settlement or inheritance to be able to keep my Supplemental Security Income (SSI)? No! There is a new savings tool available to individuals with disabilities called the ABLE account. ABLE stands for Achieving a Bett… Read More
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Guardianship & Conservatorship of Adults

Although adults are assumed to be capable of making their own decisions, there are times when circumstances render an individual incapable of making responsible decisions. If a person becomes unable to make her own decisions, and no other instrument… Read More
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Financial Powers of Attorney

What is a Financial Power of Attorney? When Does an Agent’s Authority Become Effective? Through a financial power of attorney, you (the principal) may delegate authority to another person (your agent) to make decisions regarding your finances and p… Read More
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Advantages of a Last Will and Testament

There is no law that requires you to have a will to transfer your property at death. Creating a will is a personal choice. If you do not want your property to be transferred according to state law upon your death, you will need to leave your own inst… Read More
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When Should You Update Your Estate Planning Documents? The Five Ds

Legal documents are meant to reflect your current life circumstances and wishes, so they should change as your life does. In the estate planning world, we refer to the “5 Ds.” These are significant shifts that can serve as reminders to consider u… Read More
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