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What Is Long Term Medicaid?

Medicaid is a form of insurance that is provided to individuals who meet certain criteria. While there are strict asset and income eligibility guidelines that must be met, there are several asset preservation mechanisms that individuals can use to protect their assets while also remaining eligible for Medicaid benefits. Long

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What Is the Best Long Term Care for My Loved One?

As your loved ones age, it is important to start considering long term care options. The sooner that you consider the various options that are available, the better prepared you will feel when the time comes. While individuals of advanced age may have a deep desire not to feel like a

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How to Choose Power of Attorney

Providing care for one or both elderly parents isn’t just about their physical needs. The more involved you are, the broader the responsibilities. It’s important to be prepared by taking the right legal steps to allow you to make necessary decisions. Don’t put off speaking with your parents about their

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Elder Law Assistance for Geriatric Care Managers

Are you a geriatric care manager hoping to find your client a lawyer to help with an elder law issue? If you’re in the Maryland area, Hammond Associates is here to help you. Our team partners with geriatric care managers to ensure clients are getting the best care and treatment

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Why Is Estate Planning Important?

Many retirement-age adults have amassed valuable assets over the years, from real estate to jewelry collections to savings accounts. Most people work hard for such assets and want them to remain in the family. Unfortunately, many people never make official decisions about who will inherit what, or who will assume

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Housing Options for Your Aging Loved Ones

Some housing options just provide a place to live; other arrangements provide a partial or full range of services that can be used as a loved ones’ needs and ability to function independently change. Alternative living options available in Maryland include: Assisted Living, Congregate Housing, Adult Family Care Homes, and Continuing Care Retirement Communities

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Recognizing Signs That Aging Parents Need Help

With more and more families dispersed geographically, adult children who live far away from their elderly parents face ongoing worry about their health and safety. As aging parents, particularly those who live alone, face medical and mobility issues, questions relating to their physical, social and psychological well-being arise. If you’ve

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