3 Keys to Finding the Right Facility for Mom

3 Keys to Finding the Right Facility for Mom Finding the right facility for Mom can be a little more challenging than people realize, but there are some key factors to help you add structure to the search. Among the many are three main ones: Understanding the level of care that your Mom Needs How

Investing During the Lookback Period

Probably one of the biggest areas of resistance and interference my clients experience in Medicaid Planning comes from financial professionals. When assets are to be transferred into an irrevocable trust to “start the five-year clock” for Medicaid as part of the Care Assistance Game Plan, whether it is the person needing care or in planning

How to Choose the Right Attorney to Serve an Aging Parent

The number of people in the United States over 65 has only increased over time dueto technology and medical advancements. Many federal programs are being putinto places to assist the elderly population. Although people are now living longer, they sometimes don't have the mental or physical capacity to deal with certain issues. These issues may

4 things to look for during the holidays to check the well-being of aging parents

It’s the time of year when families will be gathering to celebrate the holidays. Holidays often bring together relatives who live a distance from each other. Elderly parents aren’t always forthcoming about their health and daily living when talking with their adult children over the phone. While they might not want to admit it, they

Don’t Talk to the Medicaid Office

Don’t Talk to the Medicaid Office Rule 1: Don’t Talk to the Medicaid Office. One of the most important pieces of free advice we give people all of the time is to never talk to the Medicaid Office, especially if you are talking to them before you talk to us. Don’t call them with questions.

4 Things to Understand About Medicare

Medicare can take time to fully understand. There are lots of options and it can seem a bit intimidating at first. When nearing retirement age, it is a good time to start looking into Medicare. Not everyone knows where to even begin when it comes to Medicare, but there are a few things that can

How to talk to family about estate planning over the holidays

The holiday season is a perfect time to talk to family members about estate planning. For many, the holidays are a time to reflect on what we are most thankful for in life. Family and friends are often at the top of this list. And since many families are separated by distance, the time

3 Reasons Why Estate Plans are Important

Families plan many things for the future, like vacations, holidays, and even just Sunday dinner. But with as much attention as they pay towards those things, they should pay just as much attention to an estate plan. It's not something that is very exciting, but it is something that has many benefits for the future.

Choosing a Medicaid Plan that is Right for You

Medicaid provides health coverage to millions of Americans, including eligible low-income adults, children, pregnant women, elderly adults and people with disabilities. Many individuals feel like Medicaid is for low-income individuals who can’t afford their medical costs. But, Medicaid is something that we have all paid into all of our working life. And it’s a great

3 Great Benefits of Having a Thorough Estate Plan

A thorough estate plan will insure that what you’ve worked long and hard for goes exactly where you want it to go — quickly and efficiently.  With The Law Offices of Jeffrey G. Marsocci, PLLC, estate planning in Raleigh doesn’t have to be expensive, time consuming or overly stressful. Now is a great time