The best time to plan for long-term care is before the need for that care arises. If proper planning occurs while you are still healthy and have capacity, you can ensure that will receive the care you need when you need it and you are able to preserve your estate for the loved ones or causes that are important to you.
However, many people for various reasons put off this important planning and they find themselves in need of long-term care without having done the proper planning. While this is a much more costly situation than pre-planning, there are still options to be able to receive the care you need while preserving a portion of your estate for an inheritance.
Medicaid planning is crisis planning for those who have found themselves in this situation. Since the strategy and the timing of this option is very critical, it is imperative to speak with an experienced and knowledgeable elder law attorney to ensure that you can qualify for benefits when you are eligible.
Schedule an appointment with Bryan A Lowe & Associates today to start pre-planning to avoid this situation entirely, or to help in your crisis planning for somebody who is in need of long-term care.