Ralph S. Robbins, CFP©, is a licensed Certified Financial Planning Practitioner and an Accredited VA Claims Agent specializing in Eldercare Financial Planning. He works everyday helping families in crisis find creative ways to fund long-term care expenses and deal with family financial issues.

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You can buy your mom's insurance policy from her, and pay her cash, which she can spend down to quality for Medicaid.

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Yes, you can rent the home while your parents are in a nursing home and on Medicaid.

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Medicaid never pays for everything associated with assisted living, even if your mom has early Alzheimer's.

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Probate is the court-supervised process of inventorying all a decedent’s assets and distributing them to creditors and inheritors. However, not all property is subject to disposition by a will or the probate process.

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If there is no tax consequence from selling your mom's home, then she can use all of the money for retirement.

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Low-income seniors with limited assets may be able to receive more comprehensive health care coverage through both Medicare and Medicaid.

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