Emergency Estate Planning for Loved Ones in Nursing Homes

Emergency Estate Planning for Loved Ones in Nursing Homes

Nursing home planning in Kentucky has become more important than ever. The coronavirus pandemic has affected nursing homes severely. In Kentucky, more than 900 nursing home residents and over 370 nursing home employees have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). ...
Medicaid Hardship Waivers

Medicaid Hardship Waivers

  Medicaid is a federal program, run by individual states, that provides medical care to needy individuals. Many of our elders rely upon this program to access essential medical care for their long-term healthcare needs. Accessing medical assistance through the...
The Basics of the ABLE Act

The Basics of the ABLE Act

Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act was signed into law on December 19, 2014. The ABLE Act amends Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Service Code of 1986 to create tax-free savings accounts for individuals with disabilities. An ABLE account may fund a...
What Does a Kentucky Medicaid Attorney Do?

What Does a Kentucky Medicaid Attorney Do?

  Close to two-thirds of seniors remain working primarily because they worry about not having enough assets to afford to retire. On average, seniors who are still working only have $133,108 saved for retirement, which is not enough to pay for living expenses and...
Special Needs Trusts 101: The Basics

Special Needs Trusts 101: The Basics

Trusts are certainly not the most perspicuous of legal inventions, but they can be a critical part of elder law planning and special needs planning. Experienced professionals understand the nuances of the various types of trusts available, what language is necessary,...