Yes, MassHealth Will Pay for Home Care

One of the most satisfying aspects of being an elder law attorney is helping elders reside in their own homes for as long as possible.  In the coming months, I’ll be using my newsletter and blog to explain a range of options available to pay for home care.  Let’s begin with one...

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Will Stimulus Payments Disrupt My Public Benefits?

Will Stimulus Payments Disrupt My Public Benefits? If you are on public benefits and receiving a stimulus payment, then you are probably concerned about how the payment will affect your public benefits (ex. MassHealth or SSI).  In short, it will not. Stimulus payments are not considered “income.”   They are also not considered “assets” UNLESS you are...
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Useful Info During COVID (v. 5)

Hello Friends! I hope you have been enjoying / avoiding / surviving this heat, depending on your predisposition to such weather.  We live in a proper New England house with not enough storage and no A/C (just window units), so I have definitely been missing the luxurious central air conditioning in my office lately!  But...
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Useful Info During COVID v.4

Dear Friends, This is our fourth newsletter during these interesting COVID times.  It's funny - my writing bug tends to come in waves and then go away for a while.  Apparently it's been sticking around lately.  I'm sure you can relate when it comes to your writing, art, or hobbies.  This week I want to...
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Elder Care Workshop Series at Norwell Public Library

  Getting older? Taking care of someone who is? Come to this three-part series to learn some helpful tips from local Elder Services professionals. Wednesday, March 8: “Who Can Help Me?” Find out how to access elder services in your community. Presented by Susan Curtin, Director at Norwell Council on Aging.   “Elder Law 101” Get to know the basics...
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