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Independent Senior Living How You Can Help

Senior living presents challenges not only to the aging individual but to family members concerned about their loved ones’ health and well-being. Placing a parent in a senior facility may be a viable or only option for some, but many seniors want to remain in their homes or apartments, or do not have the resources to be cared for in a facility. If your loved one can remain in the home, he or she may need your help.

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Selling a Home in Probate What You Need to Know

Probate proceedings in Massachusetts are governed by the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code or MUPC. If there is real estate in the decedent’s estate, the Will may have designated that the property go to a certain heir or other beneficiary, or that the property be sold and the assets distributed equally or in whatever shares the decedent intended.

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Choosing the Trustee for Your Special Needs Trust

If you want to ensure that the needs of your loved one(s) with disabilities are provided for, you should consider establishing a special needs trust. The following provides some information about special needs trusts and the importance of choosing a proper trustee–
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Choosing the Trustee for Your Special Needs Trust

If you want to ensure that the needs of your loved one(s) with disabilities are provided for, you should consider establishing a special needs trust. The following provides some information about special needs trusts and the importance of choosing a proper trustee–

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The Difference Between Special and Supplemental Needs Trusts

Parents or caregivers who want to leave money to a loved one, child, or other family member with a disability may consider establishing a trust. However, how the trust is established is extremely important.  Those who are disabled and/or of limited income often qualify for government financial assistance, such as Medicaid or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, leaving money to a disabled loved one could result in disqualification of eligibility for these types of benefits.

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