Medicaid and Elder Care Law

 Tamara Marshall, Partner at Zanck, Coen, Wright and Saladin PC discusses Qualifying for Medicaid and Elder Care Law The Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid I’d like to start by talking about the difference between Medicare and Medicaid. Even as an elder law professional, I find myself thinking “Medicaid” in my mind and the word … Continued

Medicaid Crisis Planning

Here are some hard facts: 1. Approximately 63% of people aged 65 and older will need long term care. 2. The average annual cost of assisted living and long term care ranges from $48,000-$83,500. 3. The average life expectancy of Americans is now 77.6 years. 4. Total cost of care can exceed $900,000! Possible Medicaid … Continued

DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS regarding Estate Planning

There are many conversations in life that are uncomfortable to have with yourself and with others. Unfortunately, these discussions are often the most vital. If you are 55 or older it is not too early to start thinking about planning for the possibility of illness, injury or mental deficiencies and how they may impact your … Continued