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Nursing Home Residents May Keep $250 Stimulus Payment

The $250 stimulus payment for Social Security beneficiaries is not considered income to nursing home residents on Medicaid ...

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Man Who Dressed as His Elderly Mother to Regain Her Home Gets 13 Years

A 51-year-old man has been sentenced to at least 13 years in prison for impersonating his deceased mother ... 

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Book Review: Everyday Law for Seniors

Seniors confront many issues that require a basic understanding of   the law.

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Federal Court Rules That Gay Widow Is Entitled to Estate Tax Refund

Finding that the Defense of Marriage Act's denial of equal benefits to same-sex couples violates the Constitution, a federal court...

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Second Marriages and Life Insurance

As second marriages become more and more common, beneficiary designations become more complicated.

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Free Medicare Preventive Care Has Kicked In

One of the benefits of the health reform law took effect January 1 ...

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Medicare Beneficiaries: Make Sure Your Equipment Supplier Works With Medicare

In October, Medicare beneficiary David P.was shocked to see a charge of more than $1,000 on his credit card statement ... 

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Dad, Can We Talk? Answers to 9 Top Questions About Discussing Long-Term Care Planning

At what point is it appropriate for grown children, spouses, caregivers or friends to attempt to discuss ...

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