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MassHealth Programs to Help Seniors Stay at Home

Roughly 90 percent of adults age 65 or older want to “age in place” in their homes and their communities. They like their communities and they like their doctors. They also like living near their friends and their family members. These social connections actually contribute to the health and wellbeing of older adults. Massachusetts offers…

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Essential Incapacity Planning Documents

Estate planning is far more than deciding who will get your assets when you pass on one day. Through smart estate planning, you can protect yourself in case you become incapacitated temporarily or permanently. Being “incapacitated” means that you no longer have the ability to understand and appreciate the consequences of your actions to make…

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4 Tips for Solo Seniors

When an older adult lives with their extended family, like they often do when they reside outside of the U.S., there’s a support system built right into their daily life. However, that kind of support system isn’t there for older adults in the U.S. who live on their own. Seniors in the U.S. who don’t…

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Medicare’s Online Compare Tool Just Got Better

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have recently combined eight online Compare tools into one on Medicare.gov. This new tool, called Care Compare, has data about providers across different disciplines – making it easier for Medicare beneficiaries and their family members to get the information they need. CMS’s eight separate Compare tools…

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Senior Living Options

As older adults age in Massachusetts, they have new options of places where they can live. They can choose a place where they’ll continue to live independently, a location that provides help when it’s needed, a facility where they can receive 24-hour care when that’s required, and even a place where they can live independently…

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May is National Elder Law Month

Since May is National Elder Law Month, it’s the perfect time to take care of your elder law needs. The first step is a free initial consultation with us by phone or video (in-person visits will be available once the public health crisis has passed). How We Can Help Estate planning: Estate planning is needed…

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