Long Term Care Planning: Medicaid and Veteran's LTC Benefit
One of the biggest threats to your estate is the cost of long term care. Long term care includes nursing home, assisted living, adult family home and independent living with assistance. Attorney Holland McBurns, Of Counsel with Burke Law Group, has both the special training and experience to be able to offer solutions through careful planning to help your family. Our goal is to protect assets and income so that you and your spouse do not become impoverished due to the high cost of long term care.
For many families, Medicaid is the government's safety net to provide for the needed long-term care. Medicaid includes a government program that pays for long term care for those who qualify. However, there is a heavy price associated with this program as it could require a substantial pay down of the estate unless certain legally permitted steps are taken when the need is identified. It is a needs based program and has strict rules about income and assets. We can help you qualify without going broke.
The Veteran’s Aid and Attendance allowance is a cash benefit paid monthly to veterans, surviving spouses and parents with long term care needs. Nearly three million veterans are eligible but few apply. The application process can be lengthy and complex. Holly McBurns has taken the special training conducted by the Veterans Administration to be certified to represent veterans as she assists them through this application process. can help ensure you qualify for the benefits.