Come out and see us at Village Manor!

Come join us this evening at Village Manor Retirement Community!  Village Manor is holding a “Night of Services”, which allows Village Manor’s residents, their families and the community to learn about Village Manor and about senior services within the community. The people and businesses present to provide information include an elder law and estate planning… Read More »

Part B Premium Will Rise Slightly for Most Medicare Beneficiaries in 2017

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid has announced the Medicare premiums, deductibles, and co-insurances for 2017. After holding steady at $104.90 a month for four years, the standard Medicare Part B premium that most recipients pay will rise 4 percent to about $109 a month.  However, approximately 30 percent of beneficiaries will see their Part… Read More »

House Passes Health Package with SNT Fairness Act

Today, the House passed a major health care package that included the Special Needs Trust (SNT) Fairness Act. The SNT Fairness Act would allow individuals with disabilities, who have capacity, to set up their own special needs trust.  In September, the House passed an amended version of the SNT Fairness Act that contained several additional… Read More »

Happy Veterans Day 2016!

Happy Veterans Day to the men and women of the United States Armed Forces. Thank you for the sacrifices you have made to defend our nation and our freedom. Today I would like to share one of my favorite military songs because it speaks to the the impact of military service not only on our… Read More »

How will you spend your moment in time?

This is a re-print of Glenn’s Livingston Legal Corner article published August 24, 2016. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   “Time has a way of showing us what really matters”  ~ Unknown Author   I sat with Nora in her hospital room, having just finished helping her sign her legal papers.  Her mind was sharp, but her body was… Read More »

Memorial Day 2016

The story goes that an unnamed World War II soldier wrote a prayer on the wall of his hospital room. Singer Edwin McCain took that prayer and put it to music.  A beautiful tribute to all our fallen service members this Memorial Day. Prayer to St. Peter, Edwin McCain

Brighton, Michigan Elder Law Attorney

Elder law attorneys deal with legal and elder care issues affecting seniors and their families.  For more details about Elder Law and Medicaid Planning in Brighton, Michigan, Howell, Michigan and Livingston County, take a look at the details below: Brighton, Michigan Elder Law Attorney

Veterans First Act Proposed to Change Culture at VA | Michigan Veterans Attorney

On April 18, 2016, U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and Richard Blumenthal unveiled the Veterans First Act with the goal of increasing accountability of the more than 335,000 employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), expanding health care programs, protecting whistleblowers, reviewing the use of prescription drugs, increasing access to disability compensation and expanding access… Read More »

Worried About How to Pay for Long-Term Care & Nursing Home Costs?

Many people believe that they must “go broke” in order to qualify for assistance with nursing home care. Government assistance programs are confusing and lead many people to believe that they will have to give up their house or lose most of their life savings in order to pay for nursing home costs. Glenn Matecun… Read More »