Protecting Your Assets as Nursing Home Costs Soar to $15K per Month: Qualifying for MassHealth

When meeting with clients to discuss estate planning, they often ask what can be done to protect their assets from the high cost of nursing home care. The private payment for nursing home care in Massachusetts averages close to $15,000 per month. If you qualify, MassHealth will pay for your nursing home care. However, […]

A Durable Power of What?

They don’t know what a durable power of attorney will do for them and the significant problems and expenses that can result if they don’t have one. […]

Why Protecting Your Assets with a Will is a Smart Resolution for 2014

I stress to my estate-planning clients — and ensure that they understand it — that they draft an estate plan not only for themselves, but more importantly for the family members they leave behind. […]