Long Term Care Planning focuses specifically on the issues that face the elderly. They have reached the “golden years” that were planned for over a lifetime. Many times, this is where the planning ends.
But life does not end at retirement. There is a portion of life that the majority of us will live through after the retirement years which is sometimes referred to as eldercare. Very few people plan for this part of their life and it is as important, if not more important, to plan for it. If we don’t, we are leaving our last years in someone else’s hands.
To properly assist with this process, an attorney must have a broad understanding of both the legal tools available to assist the client with asset preservation and public benefit programs, and the local resources available to provide quality care.