About Evan W. Turk Esq.
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VA benefits are one of the most misunderstood programs for seniors. Wartime veterans and their spouses (even widows) may be entitled to subsidized home health care, independent living and nursing home expenses, potentially in excess
Aid and Attendance is a VA program that provides veterans and their spouses a reimbursement for their qualified medical expenses typically due to age related ailments and can provide as much as ~ $24,000 a
$24,000 a year from the VA to reimburse age related health expenses? It almost sounds too good to be true. It isn’t! Although many are eligible, too few receive. The devil is in the details. As a
Although applying for VA benefits is a free service (or should be based on VA rules and regulations), it is imperative to know your legal rights. It could cost you dearly. 1) The Catch 22.
Medicare 101: People often confuse Medicare with Medicaid. Medicare is a public health insurance program eligible for all seniors who have paid into the Medicare system during their working years. Medicaid is a needs based
When researching an elder law attorney, make sure that they have a written elder care process. A question you should consider asking is whether that attorney routinely works with a geriatric care manager. An Elder
One of the biggest issues facing clients coming into my Delray office for the first time is their perception of how I could help. Luckily the overwhelming majority of people who enter my office have
When do you need to update your Estate Plan? any clients of mine think that once they completed their estate plan and made sure that it was funded correctly, they could set it aside and
Medicare with Medicaid – Do You Know The Difference? Medicare is a public health insurance program eligible for all seniors who have paid into the Medicare system during their working years. In addition to the
The average private-pay room and board rate at a skilled nursing facility in the State of Florida is $66,000 a year. Florida’s Medicaid program can provide a solution to this staggering cost. The PUZZLE is