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As you approach your golden years, your sights are likely set on ensuring you’ll have the funds needed to survive (and probably also travel!). One thing that you may have failed to factor in is long-term care. In today’s society, seniors are living longer lives, and many are entering senior-living or assisted-living facilities in the latter half.

In Pennsylvania, places like this cost a significant amount of money. Because of this, it is essential to plan ahead and obtain financial assistance through Medicaid. Unfortunately, understanding and qualifying for Medicaid can be complicated and confusing, which is why it’s important to enlist the help of our experienced Slatington Medicaid planning attorney who can simplify the steps and guide you through the process so that both you and your loved ones can have peace of mind.

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Slatington Medicaid Planning Attorney

Why Should I Pursue Medicaid Planning?

Many senior Pennsylvania residents, along with their families, aren’t usually aware of how high the cost of long-term care really is. The average cost of living in a PA assisted living facility is $3,600 per month, (over $43,000 a year). The cost of living in a PA nursing home is even more expensive, with semi-private rooms costing $108,000+ per year, and a private room costing $117,000 annually. 

After working hard all your life so that you can enjoy retirement, you likely weren’t banking on covering such a significant cost. However, in today’s day and age, those turning 65 have a 70% chance of needing some type of long-term care services in their remaining years. Though there is a possibility that this might not be you, is it really something you want to take your chances on? You might realize that you need long-term care when it’s too late to qualify for Medicaid, and your life savings (that you planned to leave behind for your family) will be eaten up quickly by the costs.

Another factor to consider is your loved ones. If you fail to plan ahead now and cannot afford care, they might be the ones to bear the financial burden to ensure that you have what you need. Medicaid is a government program that can help you cover a significant amount of your long-term care, and prevent you and your family members from financial jeopardy. However, it has strict eligibility requirements. There is only so much in assets that you can have while still remaining eligible for this type of government funding, which can be hard to understand. That’s where our Slatington Medicaid planning attorney comes in!

What Our Slatington Medicaid Planning Attorney Can Do For You

Working with a law firm to plan ahead for long-term care costs can make the process simpler, less stressful, and more efficient. The Medicaid application process can be complex, and making even the most minute mistakes can lead to complications that might compromise your eligibility. Attorney Joshua N. Daly, our lead Slatington Medicaid planning lawyer, has several years of experience guiding clients through the steps of Medicaid planning. He can help you gain understanding and confidence about the journey ahead! 

He will take the time to…

  • Listen to you so that he can provide personalized advice
  • Review your income sources and assets so he has a strong understanding of your financial situation
  • Explain your legal options
  • Answer any questions you may have about both Medicaid planning and long-term care
  • Craft a plan of action that will protect your assets using a variety of legal tools, while ensuring you remain eligible for Medicaid
  • Organize and help you complete the required paperwork
  • Possibly appeal rejections if you are denied
  • And more!

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When you work with our experienced Slatington Medicaid planning lawyer, you will receive strategic and seasoned legal guidance from an attorney who cares. Call Daly Law Offices today to book your free consultation and discover more about how our firm can assist you with Medicaid planning!

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