2015 Articles

Can I Use an Irrevocable Trust to Pay for Assisted Living Costs?

Question: I am Trustee of my mother’s Irrevocable Medicaid Trust. My mother has recently moved to an assisted living. May I pay her assisted living costs from the assets in the trust? Answer: The short answer is no; you may not. In order for a trust to be considered “exempt” for Medicaid purposes, it must …

Can I Use an Irrevocable Trust to Pay for Assisted Living Costs? Read More »

VA Benefits

Question: Does the Veterans Administration provide any benefits to receive assistance at home? Answer: There is a benefit referred to as the improved Pension through the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA), more commonly referred to as Aid and Attendance Pension.  Assuming you meet the eligibility requirements, the VA permits payments to care givers (including family …

VA Benefits Read More »

Scroll to Top