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Welcome to the blog of R. F. Meyer & Associates, where we share company news and informative articles related to our Elder Law, Probate and Estate Planning legal practice.

States with the highest and lowest assisted living costs

States with the highest and lowest assisted living costs

Today, 58 million adults in the United States are 65 and older. Seniors make up more than 17 percent of the American population. The U.S. Census Bureau expects this number to reach 83.7 million by 2050. Meanwhile, one in every seven older adults will at some point...

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Could Medicaid recovery rules come to an end?

Could Medicaid recovery rules come to an end?

Amid recent reports from such prominent news outlets as The New York Times and Associated Press about the negative impact of Medicaid estate recovery on families, the idea of ending this practice altogether has resurfaced. What Is Medicaid? Medicaid is a public...

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Promoting healthy aging during Financial Literacy Month

Promoting healthy aging during Financial Literacy Month

As April marks Financial Literacy Month, it is an excellent time to start improving your financial literacy. Gaining financial savvy can help you handle the challenges and complexities of aging. Although sometimes overlooked, financial literacy is a critical component...

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Study: Ohio ranks well for protections against elder abuse

Study: Ohio ranks well for protections against elder abuse

The United States Census Bureau predicts that the nation’s population of older adults nationwide will have doubled from 49.2 million in 2016 to 94.7 million in 2060. As the population grows as well as ages, elder abuse remains a significant concern. According to...

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