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Funding your Revocable Living Trust

Did you know that once your living trust is written, the most important work is yet to be done?  The next step is called “trust funding.”  Trust funding includes creating a new deed for your real estate so that the … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Adult Community Center presentation Sunday, October 20

Please join me and other elder care professional for “Successful Transitions in Retirement and Later Life” on Sunday, October 20, 2013 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center, 505 G Avenue, Lake Oswego.  In addition … Continue reading

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Medicaid Benefits for Married Couples: July 2012 update

Medicaid benefits for long-term care are available for married persons without requiring that both become impoverished, and allow the well spouse to keep the house, car and at least  $22,000.00 while the other is in long-term care.   Effective July 1, … Continue reading

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Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 15, 2012 is Elder Abuse Awareness Day.  In Oregon, financial abuse of the elderly by a caregiver is a crime, even if the elderly person consented to give the caregiver their money (or their house, or their stock account, etc.,).  … Continue reading

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