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Medicaid and Long-Term Care - Farmington CT

For questions about Medicaid and Long-Term care in greater Farmington CT, call the law office of Attorney Hank Weatherby. Weatherby & Associates is a law firm with the experience and resources you will appreciate. As the Hartford area’s le… Read More
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Medicaid and Long Term Care - Avon CT

Early planning with an Elder Law attorney may help you qualify for Medicaid and Long Term Care. Weatherby & Associates PC are your local resource in Avon CT for seniors and other individuals who want to protect assets. It is prudent to start prep… Read More
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It’s Now Harder for Veterans to Qualify for Long-Term Care Benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs has finalized new rules that make it more difficult to qualify for long-term care benefits. The rules establish an asset limit and asset transfer penalties for claimants applying for VA pension benefits.

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Medicare Required to Cover Long-Term Rehabilitation

Medicare Required to Cover Long-Term Rehabilitation Even if Prior Hospitalization Is Not Covered The United States District Court for the District of New York has recently ruled that Medicare must cover a long-term care stay at a skilled nursing faci… Read More
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Finding Safety in the Cold

The new year brings some of the coldest days we will endure and members of the elderly population are particularly vulnerable during these days. The physical changes that occur during the aging process, coupled with weather-related events like snow a… Read More
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You Have Rights as a Resident in a Skilled Nursing Facility

Not everyone may experience a crisis or injury that might lead them to a skilled nursing facility for long-term care or rehabilitation. Being outside of your own home can be uncomfortable, especially when you are dependent on nursing staff for your c… Read More
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Seven Signs a Child is Financially Abusing an Older Parent

Unfortunately, financial exploitation of older individuals is an all too common occurrence in our country.  The National Council on Aging estimates that as many as 1 in 10 Americans over the age of 60 has experienced some sort of elder abuse.  And… Read More
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The Nursing Home Reform Act

One of the primary goals of the life care planning we provide to our clients is trying to keep our older clients out of the nursing home if at all possible.  Nonetheless, that is not always possible.  And when it looks like a loved one will need to… Read More
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Are you all set if you have long term care insurance?

Long term care planning is complicated.  When we help guide our clients through that process we must consider many factors, including things like amounts of current and future assets and income, likely expenses, health conditions of various family m… Read More
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Intergenerational Opportunities to Never Stop Learning

Thanks to Seattle-based documentary filmmaker Evan Briggs, a national lens has been placed on a program local to her that works to enhance the lives of those young and old. The Intergenerational Learning Center is for children ranging from 6 weeks to… Read More
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