Long-Term Care

2204, 2024

What You Should Know About Long-Term Care

Research shows that roughly one in seven adults aged 65 or older will need long-term care at some point in their later years. Meanwhile, tens of millions of Baby Boomers in the United States are growing older [...]

1803, 2024

Survey Highlights High Costs of Long-Term Care in 2023

You may not foresee ever needing assistance with your day-to-day life. However, research shows that seven in 10 adults aged 65 and older will require long-term care at some point in their later years. Meanwhile, [...]

2201, 2021

What is Long-Term Care and Who Provides It?

Long-term care is the care you need if you can’t perform daily activities on your own for an extended period of time. There are a number of different ways that long-term care can be provided. [...]

2112, 2020

Who Should Purchase Long-Term Care Insurance?

Buying long-term care insurance is one way to protect against the high cost of long-term care. However, this type of insurance may not be for everyone, so consider all your options. Long-term care – care [...]

2008, 2019

What a Good Long-Term Care Insurance Policy Should Include

Nursing home and long-term care costs continue to rise and it is difficult to qualify for Medicaid to pay for nursing home costs. Long-term care insurance can help cover expenses, but long term care insurance contracts [...]

2805, 2019

What’s a Health Care Proxy and Why Do I Need One?

If you become incapacitated, who will make your medical decisions? A health care proxy allows you to appoint someone else to act as your agent for medical decisions. It will ensure that your medical treatment instructions [...]

1505, 2019

How to Fight a Nursing Home Discharge

Once a resident is settled in a nursing home, being told to leave can be very traumatic. Nursing homes are required to follow certain procedures before discharging a resident, but family members often accept the [...]

2705, 2018

Medicaid Eligibility and the Qualified Income Trust (QIT)

Eligibility for Medicaid long-term care assistance depends on several factors, including: Citizenship/residency Being aged, blind, or disabled Asset limits Income limits Certain types of assets are non-countable and will not affect eligibility. However, the income [...]

2305, 2018

Understanding Medicaid Long-Term Care Exemptions

About 60% of New Jersey nursing home residents and more than 2/3 of those in New York long-term care facilities are reliant on Medicaid to cover the cost. While some of those residents were lower [...]

2503, 2018

Five Estate Issues You Shouldn’t Tackle on Your Own

When you’re planning for your own future and providing for your loved ones, it is always beneficial to have the knowledgeable guidance of an experienced estate lawyer. Though forms and software abound to help you [...]

1512, 2017

New Jersey Lawmakers Seek to Improve Caregiver Support

Well over one million New Jersey residents are caring for elderly and disabled relatives, and the challenges they face can be overwhelming. Balancing responsibility for an aging relative with work, child-rearing, and the day-to-day business [...]