Will the State of Michigan Put a Lien on Your House if you Need Nursing Home Care?

Senator Kahn of Saginaw, chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has introduced several new bills that would dramatically change estate recovery in Michigan.  The new bills, SB 404, 405 and 406, would allow the State of Michigan to place a lien on the house of Medicaid beneficiaries.  The proposed law would eliminate most or all… 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 »