How to Protect Your Life Savings from Catastrophic Illness and Nursing Homes: A Handbook for Financial Survival

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Financial Planning Institute, 1990 - Estate planning - 183 pages
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Information & explicit advice from a founding member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Easy-to-read manual format features large type, simple language, charts & graphs of essential information, a directory of sources of additional help, & a comprehensive index. Subjects include protecting assets, avoiding a Medicaid lien on a house, the pitfalls of nursing home insurance, how to choose a lawyer, negotiating with a nursing home. "Stripped of the frills, the message is pretty simple: If you plan, you & your family can hang on to your money; if you don't, it could all go to pay for a nursing home." - THE BOSTON GLOBE. "Gordon's approach will appeal to families who may feel that their lives are out of control due to the financial, time & emotional pressures of catastrophic illness...A superb job of creating order out of chaos." - MASSACHUSETTS LAWYERS WEEKLY. "Gordon has become something of a guru to the elderly...He is the guy - or at least the best known one - who tells them how to avoid turning their golden years into a nightmare." - DAILY ITEM.

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The repeal of the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act earlier this year leaves the question of paying for long-term health care unresolved and as confusing as ever to the consumer. The Complete ... Read full review

Contents

ALTERNATIVES
11
THE BASICS
21
WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU DONT HAVE
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