Connecticut elder law attorneys know that many seniors struggle to afford the costs of long term care. Many older people also dread the idea of having to move into a nursing home or having to be cared for by strangers. While there are skilled healthcare professionals who provide assistance to older people, elder abuse is [ ] The post Connecticut Paying Families to Care for Elderly Relatives appeared first on Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates P.C..
Many seniors will require long term care of some type as they get older. Glastonbury elder law lawyers can help seniors to find ways to afford the care that they require. While some elderly individuals will end up needing nursing home care, many older people would prefer to try to stay in their homes as [ ] The post How Can Seniors Pay for In-Home Nursing Care appeared first on Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates P.C..
A nursing home planning lawyer provides help to seniors and their families in Connecticut in making sure that the right care options are selected and in making certain that necessary care can be paid for. Even with advanced planning and asset protection to keep wealth safe from nursing home bills, making the decision to go [ ] The post New Options in Home Care for Connecticut Seniors appeared first on Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates P.C..
A Connecticut nursing home planning lawyer helps patients and families to find high quality nursing home care. There are problems with nursing home care in the U.S., with millions of seniors suffering abuse at the hands of paid caregivers. Many nursing homes are understaffed or are staffed by people who don t have proper training. Many [ ] The post Connecticut Care Facilities Receive National Quality Awards appeared first on Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates P.C..
Elder care in Connecticut often falls short of what it should be. Far too many seniors are the victims of abuse at the hands of home care aids or nursing homes that fail to provide an acceptable level of care. When a senior is not provided with the basic minimum level of care necessary to [ ] The post What are the Risks of Improper Elder Care in Connecticut? appeared first on Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates P.C..
A Connecticut nursing home planning lawyer knows that many people are concerned about the costs of nursing care as they get older. There is plenty of reason to be worried, as getting nursing care either at home or in a residential facility can be very expensive. In fact, PR Newswire recently reported on an annual [ ] The post Projected Costs of Nursing Care in Connecticut appeared first on Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates P.C..
When you are planning for retirement, you probably envision the good times that await you. If you plan ahead diligently, you can go forward with the financial underpinning that you need to enjoy your retirement years to the fullest. These are the golden years, but the twilight years will follow. A very significant percentage of people ultimately require assistance with their activities of daily living. In fact, 70 percent of people who are reaching the age of 65 will someday need living assistance according to the United States Department of Health and Human Services. Medicare Limitations Your first thought may be that Medicare will pay for long-term care when and if you need it. You will qualify for Medicare when you reach the age of 65 if you have paid into the program sufficiently. That s the good news. Here s the bad news: Medicare will not pay for long-term care. The program will pay for up to 100 days of convalescent care, but it does not cover custodial care. Cost of Care It is