Blog Posts in November, 2015

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  • Why Plan For Long-Term Care
    Why Plan For Long-Term Care

    Most Americans over the age of 65 will need some type of long-term care services. The average private cost of long-term care in North Carolina is $80,000-$90,000. There are essentially three ways to ...

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  • Healthcare Power of Attorney or Living Will
    Healthcare Power of Attorney or Living Will

    A healthcare power of attorney and a living will are inter-related, they are different documents. You may choose to have either or both, depending on your objective. A healthcare power of attorney ...

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  • Countable versus Non-countable Assets
    Countable versus Non-countable Assets

    In North Carolina, an applicant for Medicaid is allowed only $2000 in countable assets. The applicant’s spouse is allowed to keep one half of all the couple’s countable assets, up to a maximum value ...

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