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Resources to learn more about how to protect your family

We're proud to be able to provide you with a library of information to help you learn about the legal options to help protect your family across the generations now, and through the many life events that will come over the years.

10 Things to Consider

When a Loved One is Hopitalized

A heart attack, stroke, or a bad fall can put a loved one in the hospital without warning. If you are the person taking on the leadership role in navigating the healthcare process, here are ten things you should know when a loved one is hospitalized.

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I’m Not Elderly So Why Do I Need an Elder Law Attorney?

I’m Not Elderly So Why Do I Need an Elder Law Attorney?

With an estimated 40 million Americans 65 years or older, our nation is growing older, living longer, and we have fewer resources for long-term care. As we age, we often face a broad range of complex legal concerns. The importance of planning for one’s future needs is essential. What is Elder Law? An Elder Law…

Buyer Beware: Letting a Nursing Home Complete Your Medicaid Application

Buyer Beware: Letting a Nursing Home Complete Your Medicaid Application

It all sounds too good to be true.  The nursing home offers to prepare and submit your Medicaid Application (called MassHealth in Massachusetts) to get your loved one qualified, free of charge.   Good deal, right? Well, you may want to think twice before accepting this offer. Moving a loved one into a nursing home is…

Medicaid Program Options for Your Loved One

Medicaid Program Options for Your Loved One

When health issues arise that require a high level of care, some folks are finding success with receiving Medicaid  (known as MassHealth in Massachusetts) home care instead of moving to a nursing home. There are different qualifications to be eligible for home care versus nursing home care – we broke down the differences. Home Care…

Medicaid Applications in Massachusetts: When DIY is a DON’T

Medicaid Applications in Massachusetts: When DIY is a DON’T

Getting Medicaid in Massachusetts (also referred to as MassHealth) to pay for your loved one’s home care or nursing home care can be a rocky road on a good day. When you try to DIY (Do It Yourself), the road can get even rockier. There is a lot of misleading, and even outright bad information…

4 Frequently Asked Questions about Declaration of Homestead

4 Frequently Asked Questions about Declaration of Homestead

When clients come to us wanting to protect their primary home, one of the tools we use is the Declaration of Homestead. These are the common questions we are asked about the homestead declaration, and how it can help our clients achieve their goals. What is a homestead? A homestead refers to the Homestead Act,…

Don’t Let the Nursing Home Take Your Stimulus Check!

Don’t Let the Nursing Home Take Your Stimulus Check!

The Office of Attorney General’s Office in Massachusetts has issued an informational advisory to all residents of nursing home facilities (also known as long-term care facilities) and their family members.  They want everyone to know that the recent Stimulus payments, also known as economic impact payment made under the CARES Act, are property to the…

VIDEO: Understanding Benefits for Seniors

VIDEO: Understanding Benefits for Seniors

A key part of effective retirement and estate planning includes an assessment of your potential benefits. In this informative webinar, our panel of experts will explore basic benefits at the federal, state, and local level to ensure you’re taking advantage of all that you may be entitled to receive. Introduction to the webinar and to…

Why You Need a Durable Power of Attorney

Why You Need a Durable Power of Attorney

Have you considered what would happen if you lost the ability to make decisions for yourself?  What would you do if you became impaired from a stroke, car accident, dementia or a whole host of other afflictions that would affect your ability to make your own decisions?  As we age and face health issues, we…

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What to Do

After a Death in the Family

A death in the family is one of the most difficult life events that any of us will have to face. At Generations Law Group, we find that we are one of the first calls that clients make after their loved one has died. We created this e-book to help you navigate through this difficult time. We hope it helps to alleviate some of the stress and questions that you may have.
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