January 4, 2018
Elderly Woman

027 – You Keep Control After Signing Decision Making Documents

027 – You Keep Control After Signing Decision Making Documents Sometimes people won’t sign decision making documents like powers of attorney or living wills because they are worried they will lose the ability to make their own decisions once the documents are in place.  That isn’t true.  In this podcast […]
January 3, 2018
Signing a Document

026 – Creating Decision Making Documents After a Diagnosis of Dementia

026 – Creating Decision Making Documents After a Diagnosis of Dementia People mistakenly believe that once a person has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia they can no longer create documents where they appoint decision makers to manage their financial or medical affairs.  The reality is that it even […]
January 2, 2018
Older Man Clasping Hands with Cane

025 – The Right Decision Makers

025 – The Right Decision Makers Today I discuss choosing the right decision makers.  The bottom line is you should choose the right person – whoever that might be.  It is the person who is right for you – someone that allows you to rest easy knowing they are there […]
January 1, 2018
Businessman Employed After A Job Interview

024 – An Overview of Decision Making

024 – An Overview of Decision Making Decision making is the first part of the three big issues you need to deal with when helping an elderly loved one – especially someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.  This episode is an introduction into the issues related to decision making including […]
November 11, 2017
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023 – Sneaky Gifts, Part 1 – Church Donations & Tithing

023 – Sneaky Gifts, Part 1 – Church Donations & Tithing This is the first of a four part series about what I call Sneaky Gifts.  These are common things that people do on a regular basis that – believe it or not – result in Medicaid penalties.  Who would imagine […]
October 29, 2017
Medicaid

022 – The 4 Phases of Medicaid

022 – The 4 Phases of Medicaid This episode is a new, shorter format of the show focusing on only one issue.  Today we examine the four phases of Medicaid as defined by me and my office.  The four phases of Medicaid are: (1) not eligible; (2) eligible; (3) pending; […]