Coffee Talk – Medical Assistance & Veterans Benefits
Join Mary Frances Price, an accredited elder law attorney, who will address medical assistance, VA aid, and attendance benefits. It is important to anticipate your future needs, including long-term care and the associated costs. Can you ensure money saved during a lifetime of hard work will be enough to cover medical and long-term care expenses? Are there other resources available to help? Can you gift money to your children? Will your home be "taken" when you go into a nursing home? Did you know that Veterans or their spouses can receive up to $1,949 of tax free money to supplement their income to pay for health care costs at home, in assisted living facilities, and in nursing homes? If you or your spouse served in the military during a wartime period (WWII, Korea, Vietnam, etc.) and you meet certain financial and health criteria, you could be eligible for this additional income – even if you did not retire from the military!