Medicaid getting a leg up because of ObamaCare

With the entire country talking about ObamaCare and how it’s affected the way we think about healthcare, there has been an interesting side effect. Medicaid, the federally funded healthcare plan that provides low-income families with health insurance, has seen a boom in Medicaid awareness since the Affordable Care Act exchanges was launched this month. This.. read more →

Elder Abuse Addressed in Colorado…Finally.

Before 2013, Colorado was only one of three states that didn’t have an elder abuse reporting law on the books. This year, the state legislature produced a bill that quickly ran through committees and both houses to help combat an issue I think is very important to our aging population. Prior to Governor Hickenlooper signing.. read more →

Obama’s CLASS ACT is no more

People who make it to 65 have about a 2 in 3 chance of one day needing help with some tasks of daily living, either from a home health care worker, or nursing facility or an assisted living facility. Nursing care costs can be substantial, and in Colorado can range from $60,000 to $84,000 annually.  .. read more →

Family and Business Asset Protection

Many people risk losing all or substantially all of their estate through poorly drafted estate or business plans, little or no creditor asset preservation strategies, rising taxes and future inflation, cost of health care, as well as the possibility that a long term stay in a nursing facility or assisted living center could financially devastate.. read more →

Colorado Medicaid Planning

Medicaid and Aid and Attendance Planning A great fear of many Americans is ending up in a nursing home and being a financial burden on their children or other relatives. And a natural fear of children is the loss of parent estate due to the cost of nursing home. There are government programs available to.. read more →

Colorado Estate Planning

Estate Planning Estate planning in Colorado is an overall process of developing a plan to ensure that the assets you have worked so hard to accumulate during your lifetime is distributed to the right people and protected at your death.  Absent appropriate Estate Planning, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Colorado Department of Revenue or persons you do.. read more →

Living Trusts

Living Trust A living trust is not as complicated as it may sound.   It is simply an arrangement where one person, called a trustee, holds legal title to property for another person, called a beneficiary. As the creastor of your trust, you (and your spouse) will be the trustee of your own living trust, keeping full control and.. read more →