Category Archives: "Elder Law Attorneys"

Medicaid planning
How Funeral Trusts Help Persons Qualify for Medicaid
Irrevocable Funeral Trusts (IFTs), or differently phrased, Irrevocable Funeral Expense Trusts, allow persons to pay for their funeral and burial costs, also known as final expenses, in advance of their death. They are legal agreements that not only allow peace of mind knowing that funeral funds are available when needed, but they are also an invaluable Medicaid planning tool. Essentially, IFTs provide a way for Medicaid applicants to lower their countable assets and meet Medicaid’s asset limit for qualification...

Read More
elder abuse attorney
Why should you hire an elder abuse attorney?
According to recent surveys, the most common type of elder abuse in care facilities is neglect.. Neglect happens when a caregiver is negligent or behaves indifferently to the well being of the elderly persons who are under their care. If a nursing home doesn’t provide the care they deserve or seek, that might prove negligent. There is a possibility that the neglect is not intentional, but it might result from the understaffing problems at the nursing home. You should...

Read More
Setting the Facts Straight: Things to Know About Medicaid
Medicaid was started in 1965 to provide health-related services to US residents with low income. The healthcare program is designed to assist people of every age and covers short term as well as long term stay in various healthcare facilities. Medicaid planning lawyer is a necessity for people with limited resources and costly needs for care. 1 In 5 Low-Income US Residents Need Medicaid Medicaid was started in 1965 to provide health-related services to US residents with low income. The...

Read More
Legal Competency: When Is It Too Late to Create a Will, Trust or POA?
In elder law, I am frequently advising adult children who suddenly find themselves in a place where they need to help an aging parent. When parents end up falling behind on medical bills, or their decision making isn’t what it once was, as it pertains to their medical care, the topic of transitioning control over their personal affairs can be challenging. Unfortunately, signing a power of attorney (POA) over to their children can be seen as a loss of...

Read More
Elder Law Attorneys
Elder law attorneys define their practice by the type of people they help. Like Aging Life Care Professionals, they help families to maximize the independence and quality of life of elderly people. I can help families accomplish this while best utilizing and protecting life savings. They make sure that the elderly receive whatever help or care they may need in ways that best employ family and government resources. Working with me as your Elder Law attorney offers the family and...

Read More
Result 1 - 5 of 5