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VA Aid and Attendance

VA Aid and Attendance: A Little Known Financial Resource for Veterans Did you know that there are over 650,000 living veterans in Michigan according to the US Department of Veteran Affairs? Of that… Read More

“Navigating the Senior Care Maze” Part 1 – What is Medicare?

Legal and community resources for families affected by dementia

By: Linsey Gleason Perhaps you’ve heard the staggering statistics of how dementia is affecting our community. As our population ages (and life expectancies continue to rise), more people are affected by memory loss…. Read More

Taking Over Your Aging Parents Finances

When to step in — and how to guide their financial future In the year 2011, the Baby Boomer generation started turning 65. Over the next 13 years, 10,000 Boomers will reach retirement… Read More

Will Medicare Cover Cost of Hospital Stay and Rehabilitation?

When you or a loved one goes to the hospital for treatment, if on Medicare, you may assume your costs will be covered. Unfortunately, many Medicare patients are surprised to learn they weren’t… Read More

Lies, Secrets, and Scams: How to Prevent Elder Abuse

To understand how Beth Baker, an independent, generally robust 87-year-old, got taken for $65,000 in less than one week last year, it’s important to know about her grandson, Will. Baker, a retired second-grade… Read More

Crossroads Summer Education Series #9 “Myth of the Week”

Are you a Veteran or surviving spouse? Do you know if you are eligible for Veteran Aid & Attendance?  There are a number of qualifications a person must meet to receive this benefit…. Read More

Crossroads Summer Education Series #8 “Myth of the Week”

Do you know what Medicaid pays for or who qualifies for this benefit? Medicaid is the largest source of government funding for nursing home care. Knowing the truth about these myths is the… Read More

A Little Known Financial Resource for Veterans

Helpful Information about VA Aid and Attendance Unfortunately, many folks are unaware of the VA Aid and Attendance benefit for veterans and surviving spouses. The benefit applies to veterans and surviving spouses who… Read More