Concerned About Paying for Long-Term Care as You Age? We Can Help

The elder law attorneys at Landskind & Ricaforte in Brooklyn

It doesn’t seem right that you can work hard your whole life, raise a family, and stay out of debt, and you still can’t afford the nursing home or home care you or your spouse need as you age. Unfortunately, this is the reality for many senior citizens in New York. While you have relied on Medicare for most of your healthcare costs, Medicare will not pay for a nursing home, so your only option is to use up your life savings—which will go quickly because of the high cost of care. However, if you have planned ahead with the help of an experienced elder law attorney, you won’t have to worry quite so much about facing this difficult situation.

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What an Elder Law Attorney Can Do for You

Elder Law is a specialized area of estate planning law that deals with issues facing people as they age. Our elder law services include things like asset protection, Medicaid planning, guardianships, and powers of attorney for the elderly. At Landskind & Ricaforte Law Group, P.C., we have helped hundreds of seniors and their concerned children plan for the possibility of failing health, disability, and dementia with our compassionate elder law services.