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January 2016 Archives

When should I start planning for nursing care? Why?

"Early planning is always best," is a statement found in nearly every online or print informational about estate law. It is a good message, but many people ignore that message. You or your parents might even be one of them.

The political landscape and Medicaid planning in 2016

Many New Yorkers who are nearing retirement age begin thinking about what they will do in the event they eventually need nursing home care. One aspect of planning for this major expense involves Medicaid planning. This includes a consideration of what they will need to do to make certain they are eligible for Medicaid coverage to pay for the expensive nursing home care instead of paying for it out of pocket.