CMS Announces Special Enrollment Periods for Americans Impacted by Recent Hurricanes

Agency provides special open enrollment periods for 2017 Medicare and Exchange coverage As a result of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will make available special enrollment periods for all Medicare beneficiaries and certain individuals seeking health plans offered through the Federal Health Insurance Exchange. This important step gives these individuals and families who have been impacted by the hurricanes the opportunity to change their Medicare health and prescription drug plans and gain access to health coverage on the Exchange immediately if eligible for a special enrollment period. “The lives of millions of Americans have been disr

Handling Family Conflict

If you are sharing caregiving responsibilities with relatives, conflicts are bound to arise. What are the most common issues? Is is possible to resolved them without coming to blows? Elder Care Coordinator Emily McCord explains.

CMS Reveals New Medicare Card Design

Removing Social Security numbers strengthens fraud protections for about 58 million Americans. Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) gave the public its first look at the newly designed Medicare card. The new Medicare card contains a unique, randomly-assigned number that replaces the current Social Security-based number. CMS will begin mailing the new cards to people with Medicare benefits in April 2018 to meet the statutory deadline for replacing all existing Medicare cards by April 2019. In addition to today’s announcement, people with Medicare will also be able to see the design of the new Medicare card in the 2018 Medicare & You Handbook. The handbooks are being maile

All of Georgia Now Eligible for Disaster Tax Relief

Hurricane Irma victims in the entire state of Georgia now have until Jan. 31, 2018, to file certain individual and business tax returns and make certain tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced yesterday. This includes an additional filing extension for taxpayers with valid extensions that run out on Oct. 16, and businesses with extensions that ran out on Sept. 15. It parallels relief previously granted to Irma victims throughout Florida and in parts of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, and Harvey victims in parts of Texas. For taxpayers in Georgia, this relief postpones various tax filing and payment deadlines that occurred starting on Sept. 7, 2017. As a result, affected indi

Kim Kimbrough on WDUN

During his September 15, 2017 appearance on WDUN's Morning News, Kim Kimbrough talked to Bill and Joel about two important tax-free sources of funding for long-term care that most people don't know about. LISTEN TO THE SEGMENT HERE. Kim Kimbrough appears weekly on WDUN's Morning News with Bill and Joel to answer questions about estate planning, elder law, long-term care planning, and more. Tune in on AM 550 or FM 102.9, or listen live at www.WDUN.com.

Are You Doing Eldercare the Old Way

Since the first humans roamed the earth, older people, the sick, and disabled have needed care. The old way of doing it--families meeting all the person’s needs until the elder dies-- no longer works. Attorney Kim Kimbrough explains why the old model is dying while offering up some alternatives.

Kim Kimbrough on WDUN

During his August 29, 2017 appearance on WDUN's Morning News, Kim Kimbrough talked to Bill and Joel about the importance of planning ahead for Medicaid's five-year lookback period and other alternatives to finance long-term care expenses. LISTEN TO THE SEGMENT HERE. Kim Kimbrough appears weekly on WDUN's Morning News with Bill and Joel to answer questions about estate planning, elder law, long-term care planning, and more. Tune in on AM 550 or FM 102.9, or listen live at www.WDUN.com.

Eldercare: A Universal Story

All of us have received care or been caregivers at some point in our lives, and most of us will be called into service to care for elderly loved ones. Attorney Kim Kimbrough, firm administrator Pam Parks, and elder care coordinator Emily McCord join host Gayla Zee to discuss the challenges and rewards embedded in this universal experience in this episode of Getting Ready that aired on Sunday, March 19, 2017 on 103.7 Chuck FM.

Managing the Parent/Child Role Reversal

As your parents age, you may find yourself dealing with the parent/child role reversal. How can you manage this tricky transition without taking away your parents' dignity and independence? Elder Care Coordinator Bre Simmons explains.

Kim Kimbrough on WDUN

During his August 21, 2017 appearance on WDUN's Morning News, Kim Kimbrough talked to Bill and Joel about why many people are in denial about the need for long-term care, how that denial can create financial devastation for the entire family, and what you can do to avoid it. LISTEN TO THE SEGMENT HERE. Kim Kimbrough appears weekly on WDUN's Morning News with Bill and Joel to answer questions about estate planning, elder law, long-term care planning, and more. Tune in on AM 550 or FM 102.9, or listen live at www.WDUN.com.

Anniversary Reflections: On Joining Kimbrough Law

Firm administrator Pam Parks talks about what it was like for her parents to be Kimbrough Law's very first Life Care Planning clients and how the experience motivated her decision to come to work for the firm.

Navigating the Long-Term Care Journey

What is the long-term care journey? How can you tell if you're on it? Is it possible to survive it? Attorney Kim Kimbrough, elder care coordinator Bre Simmons, and firm administrator Pam Parks join host Gayla Zee to talk about the reality of the long-term care journey and how to thrive in spite of it in this episode of Getting Ready that aired on Sunday, March 12, 2017 on 103.7 Chuck FM.

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