Long-Term Care Planning

While most people don’t like to think about getting older, waiting to plan for elder care can limit your options when it comes to lifestyle, budget and wellbeing. Your need for long-term care could impact the financial viability of your spouse. Or you may wonder whether a parent’s assets will outlast their long-term care needs.

For the cost of just one or two months’ of nursing home care, a TuckerAllen attorney can provide peace of mind by helping you put in place a long-term care planning strategy based on your needs and wishes.

How Will You Pay for Your Long-Term or Nursing Home Care?

Start by asking yourself these questions:

  • If needed, do you want in-home care or nursing home care?
  • Can you afford in-home care?
  • Can you afford the nursing home of your choosing?
  • Is having a private room important to you?
  • How can you save for future care?
  • How can you qualify for government benefits such as Medicaid?
  • How do you protect your assets for your surviving spouse and family?

The Earlier You Plan, the Better Your Options

Legally and emotionally, long-term care planning is a complex issue. Long-term care insurance can be expensive, and policies can be confusing. There are also strict laws associated with Medicaid qualification, including income limits and wealth transfer laws that could exclude you from benefits.

Working with a TuckerAllen elder law attorney experienced in nursing home planning enables you choose the right type of planning for your specific situation. In the maze of confusion, there is a solution.

Long-Term Care Planning Pricing

Elder Law Estate Plan Package

If you are concerned about preservation of assets for your spouse or family in the event you need long term care, you may wish to choose the Elder Law Estate Plan Package instead of a traditional will or trust package. This plan offers the ability to ensure you can leave a legacy for your spouse or children without disqualifying them from receiving eligible public benefits. This package includes: Advanced Planning Revocable Trust, Pour-Over Will, Healthcare Directive (Living Will), Medical Power of Attorney, HIPAA Release, Financial Power of Attorney, and Beneficiary Deed.

Individuals: $2,400

Couples: $3,800

Medicaid Asset Protection Trust

This irrevocable trust is a way to shield your assets from Medicaid’s five-year look-back period.

Individuals: $3,800

Couples: $4,800

Veterans Asset Protection Trust

Used by Veterans or their spouses, this irrevocable trust allows you to reduce resources that could otherwise prevent you from qualifying for the VA Aid & Attendance (A&A) program.

Individuals: $3,800

Couples: $4,800

We offer a 12-month, zero-interest payment plan. Learn more about the additional terms and conditions. View our complete pricing list.

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