Medicaid in Massachusetts, known as MassHealth, provides long-term care coverage to eligible low-income seniors within the state. Applying for this coverage can be daunting, but understanding the big picture can be helpful.
Category: Elder Care Planning
Pre-paying a funeral is a way to plan and cover the costs associated with your end-of-life services in advance. Pre-paying can come into play to ensure services are carried out as intended, to help with Medicaid eligibility, and provide a little reprieve of responsibility as loved ones grieve.
Here are the top three suggestions on how a senior may be able to make use of ChatGPT in ways that are different than what’s already available through other popular technologies.
Read how you may be able to save a bit on taxes if considering a CCRC. You may potentially be able to deduct a portion of the initial buy-in and ongoing rent.
Open enrollment for Medicare is here (October 15 – December 7), and POWWOW encourages clients aged 65+ to work with a trusted resource to ensure existing coverage is still suitable.
When agreeing to move forward at a retirement community, be prepared for the paperwork so you don’t encounter delays.
If you’ve owned a LTC policy for 10+ years you’ve likely received a premium increase. Should you accept it or adjust coverage instead?
Effectively benefiting the next generation comes in all shapes and sizes, learn about your options to gift relative to your net worth.
Planning ahead for IRMAA surcharges has become more important as the bracket tiers narrow and Medicare premiums increase.
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When receiving treatment options for a diagnosis, learn when you may want to reach out to a doctor vs a health advocate.
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