April 2024

Children Are Liable for Unpaid Nursing Home Bills of Parents Even If They Never Got Any of the Money

Sam, Mary’s son and agent under her power of attorney, didn’t bother to seek legal advice after Mary entered a nursing home.   “She only has $70,000.  There’s nothing we can do”, he told his sisters.  Six months later, with her funds exhausted, Mary sought Medicaid to pay for her nursing home care.  To Sam’s shock

The Saga of Clarence and Elsie

The story below illustrates the importance of including long-term care considerations as part of your retirement and estate planning. What happened to this unfortunate couple has sadly happened to many others and could happen to you and your loved ones also absent proper planning. Clarence and Elsie were the envy of all who knew them.