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Elder Law with Frank and Mary: Protecting your spouse

There are two important strategies for couples to consider that would need to be done while both of you are alive. Qualifying for MassHealth If you...

Elder Law: Planning to Stay Home

Most seniors hope they can live in their home until they die. But hope is not a plan. Here are some tips: Make your...

Elder Law: The planning you need to qualify for MassHealth

In previous columns I have explained how, whether you are single or married, you can always qualify for MassHealth, however, for each the planning...

Elder Law: Giving It All Away (Or at Least Some of It)

Every December, my clients ask whether or not it makes sense to make gifts to their loved ones. In addition to getting to hear...

55Plus: Elder Law – Which Medicare option is right for you?

Every year, you and every other senior on the Vineyard need to think about how you are feeling, make a guess about your health...

55Plus: Elder Law – How to minimize your taxes

Who likes paying taxes? No one! Below are some ways you may be able to minimize or avoid taxes: REAL ESTATE TAXES Abatements. Contact the...

55Plus: Elder Law – Nursing home alternative during COVID-19

What is the alternative to being in a nursing home? That question is top of mind for many seniors now, due to the high...

55Plus: Elder Law – The impact of COVID-19: We are in this together

Well, here we are. We are all living through an emergency that none of us could have foreseen or planned for.  What do you...