October 30, 2014

Legacy Care Planning

Legacy Care Planning, Inc. assists individuals and families experiencing a long term or crisis care event to protect assets and obtain eligibility for state Medicaid and/or VA Aid & Attendance benefits. Through proper planning it is possible to qualify for vital long term care benefits and ensure that the family home and savings are protected for the rightful beneficiaries and designated heirs and not claimed by elder care institutions or government estate recovery programs. Working with a national presence, the Legacy Care Planning wealth protection affiliate network and client base includes individuals, Elder Law Attorneys, legal and financial professionals, Senior Planners, Veterans Benefit Organizations, Medicaid and VA Planning Professionals and Elder Care Providers.


Complete the one-minute contact form and receive a no cost consultation with one of our qualified specialists. We offer a free review of your case and give you knowledge of the qualifiers for your specific circumstances.

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Medicaid & VA Requirements

Unlike other forms of financial planning or conventional estate planning, VA and Medicaid Estate Planning merge the legal and financial qualifiers required for compliance.  A qualified estate plan incorporates complex legal instruments with powers that exceed a conventional will or statutory credentials. Underwriting such documents requires compliance with the intricate rules of individual state Medicaid […]

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Veterans Burial Benefits

  As a Veteran or spouse of a Veteran, you are entitled to receive burial and memorial benefits. Since the Veterans Administration does not pay for all of the costs typically associated with a funeral, it is highly advisable that the Veteran set aside funds in a Final Expense Policy or Trust to ensure a […]

Estate Planning

Accessing Medicaid and VA Aid & Attendance Benefits

Medicaid and VA Aid & Attendance elder care benefits are not charitable or welfare based assistance programs. Many seniors are under the mistaken impression that one must be impoverished to access Medicaid or VA benefits. With a growing senior population – more and more middle class Americans are needing access to elder care — yet […]

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How a Final Expense Trust Works

Why Fund a Final Expense Trust? Think about some of your life’s most memorable milestones: getting married, starting a family, getting an education, or simply saving for something special: your dream vacation, perhaps, or a home of your own. These events don’t just happen. You consider options. You plan. You save. Funerals and Final Tributes […]

Estate Planning

Benefits of a Complete Estate Plan

15 Benefits of a Complete Estate Plan  1. Designate who will manage your affairs if you become disabled and when you pass away – as you age    it’s a good idea to name a responsible child or third party if your spouse becomes incapable. 2. Protect your Homestead and Prevent the “spend down” of your […]

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VA Aid & Attendance 2014 Benefits Table

  VA Aid & Attendance 2014 Benefits Table                                                           MONTHLY       ANNUAL   Married Veteran and Spouse      $2084                    $25,008   Single Veteran                               $1758                    $21,096   Living Spouse                                 $1381                    $16,572   Surviving Spouse                           $1130                   $13,560   Two Married Veterans   […]