The government has expanded access to protections for spouses of reverse mortgage holders who are not named in the loan document, allowing more such spouses the ability to stay in their home [...]
Elder advocacy groups are calling for the elimination of Medicaid estate recovery after a congressional advisory commission concluded the practice recoups a tiny percentage of Medicaid [...]
President Biden has introduced a plan to spend $400 billion over eight years on home and community-based care for the elderly and people with disabilities. The money would go to expand access [...]
When applying for Medicaid, many people often forget about life insurance. But depending on the type of life insurance and the value of the policy, it can count as an asset.
Charge Against Mother Highlights Value of Adding an Extra Layer of Protection to a Special Needs Trust
A recent felony charge against the mother of a special needs child in Minnesota offers a good reason why professional oversight [...]
At least 36 states and the District of Columbia are diverting federal benefits like Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security survivors’ benefits owed to children in foster care.
Bill Would Allow All Military Retirees to Name Special Needs Trusts as Beneficiaries of Pension Plans
A bipartisan bill fixes a flaw in earlier legislation and would finally allow any veteran to allocate pension payments to a trust for their survivors with special needs.
The American Rescue Plan, signed into law by President Biden, makes health coverage bought through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) vastly more affordable for millions of Americans, at least for [...]