Elder Law

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How To Protect Your Assets From Long-term Care Costs

In short, long-term care is a broad term used to describe a wide continuum of services, which are needed by people with chronic health issues for extended or indefinite periods of time.

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Arizona Medicaid (ALTCS) Eligibility, Asset Protection & Trusts

Some trusts are both: 1) not countable as resources and 2) do not require the State of Arizona to be a remainder beneficiary.

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ALTCS Eligibility In 2016

The Arizona Long-Term Care System (ALTCS) is Arizona's implementation of the Medicaid program, which can pay nursing home costs for people that meet certain medical, income, and resource requirements.

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What Is An Advance Healthcare Directive?

An advance healthcare directive, such as a living will, is a legal document that sets forth a person’s end-of-life healthcare treatment desires. Generally, an advance healthcare directive does not become effective until a person is not able to make decisions for him/herself and unless the person has a terminal condition, is an irreversible coma, or is in a persistent vegetative state with no reasonable chance of recovery.

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ALTCS Eligibility Requirements, Estate Recovery & Spouses

“Long-term care” describes the group of services that help people with who cannot care for themselves for long periods of time.

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