Workshops will be held at 11:00 AM, 2:30PM, and 6:00PM Thursday, February 11, 2010

At these meetings, here is some of what you will discover: How to avoid having your life savings wiped out by a nursing home spend-down. How to protect your house from the new Estate Recovery law signed by the Governor at 2:14 A.M. on Sunday, September 30, 2007. The asset protection language that most people… Read More »

VA Benefits 2010 Rates

2010 Compensation & Pension Rate Information VA compensation and pension benefits cost of living allowance (COLA) is paid based on the Social Security Administration (SSA) COLA. Compensation COLA by statue may not be more than the SSA COLA and pension COLA is equal to the SSA COLA. This year SSA did not increase COLA. VA… Read More »

National Memory Screening Day – Tuesday, November 17

For more information see here From the Alzheimer’s Foundation website: Memory screenings are a significant first step toward finding out if a person may have a memory problem. Memory problems could be caused by Alzheimer’s disease or other medical conditions. The memory screening tests made available to participating sites for use during National Memory Screening… Read More »

What Does Long Term Care Cost?

MetLife has released a new survey on the average cost of the different forms of long term care. National Averages for 2009: Nursing Home Private Room:     $6,570.00 per month ($219 per day) Assisted Living:     $3,131.00 per month Home Care:     $19.00 to $21.00 per hour For the full survey look here