Q: Does my brother have to surrender the house he has lived in for the last 8 years taking care of his mother in home
he has been the sole caretaker and this has been his home. If he must surrender this, he will be homeless. His name was placed on the deed 20 years ago
A: Your brother should consult with an attorney regarding the Medicaid eligibility issues that may relate to the situation. A home of a Medicaid recipient may be transferred to an adult child who has lived with the Medicaid applicant for the two years prior to going into the nursing home and the child has made it possible for the parent to live in the home longer than he or she would have been able to.
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