Robot-Powered Home Servants Coming to Your Home Soon

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By Bob Kueppers

Two companies have joined hands this week to create a 50/50 joint venture, one that’ll result in the creation of a new healthcare company “focused on telehealth and independent living.” The goal is pretty simple: to use technology to bring more effective healthcare into millions of homes and to improve the lives of seniors and people with chronic conditions. Another company venturing into this territory is Giraff Technologies who have already developed a device that allows caregivers the ability to interact with the elderly as if they were physically there.

Worried about taking care of aging parents?

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Over half of all Americans say they worry about taking care of their aging parents. Katie Couric says both parties should sit down and have an honest talk about the future.

Navigating Medicare and Medicaid options are mind-numbing and helping our parents live out their lives can be completely overwhelming. Don’t bare the financial burden of your parents medical expenses. A consultation with an Elder Law attorney can help you and your parents plan for the future.

How a living trust saves taxes

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A living trust only saves taxes for couples, not single people and only if the trust is established before the death of the first spouse. The trust establishes a holding tank where at first death, the money of the deceased spouse goes into the holding tank and the money is available to the surviving spouse for their health, education, maintenance and support.

Exempt vs. Protected Assets

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Often people believe assets are protected when they are not. Just because a property may be exempt from a nursing home spend down, that doesn’t mean its protected. Estate Recovery is the states way of coming back after peoples properties or assets, after a public benefit recipient has passed away. Estate Recovery can come back for the amount of whatever the state paid including at home benefits, passport and Hospice.