Long-Term Care Insurance: Is it Right for you?

Long-term care insurance (LTCI) is an option for individuals who want to ensure coverage for long term care in the event of a catastrophic illness. There are basically three (3) ways to pay for long term care— (i) out of your own pocket, (ii) Medicaid, or (iii) long-term care insurance. LTCI coverage is not for… Read More »

Do I Qualify for Supplemental Security Income?

Social Security is a retirement benefit for individuals who are working and contributing to the social security system. However, it also has a benefit for disabled workers and disabled individuals. Supplemental Security Disability Social Security Disability (SSD) is a plan that functions under the Social Security umbrella. If you’ve contributed to the Social Security system,… Read More »

20th Annual Swingin’ Fore Theresa Golf Outing

Do you enjoy friendly competition, supporting a great cause, and golf? Join us on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the North Hills Country Club in Manhasset, New York for the 20th Annual Swingin’ Fore Theresa Golf Outing! A schedule of the day’s events and more information can be found here. Funds raised during this event will allow… Read More »

What is a Living Will?

A living will is a document that sets forth your wishes concerning the extent of medical care you want to receive. It operates during your lifetime if you become unable to communicate your wishes at the time a healthcare decision must be made. For example, many people direct that if they are in a permanent… Read More »

4 Reasons to Use an Elder Law Attorney for Medicaid Planning

As elder law attorneys, we meet with clients and help them create a plan for their future; many of these plans include planning for long-term care. We discuss options for long-term care—such as long-term care insurance, private pay, and Medicaid. For most seniors, obtaining Medicaid to pay for nursing home care or care at home… Read More »