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Category Archives: Medicaid Planning

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Anticipating Future Nursing Home Needs and Helping Older Adults Downsize

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

There comes a time when it is no longer safe or feasible for older adults to live alone. Medicaid and nursing home care planning help elderly loved ones meet future challenges they are likely to face. Talking with them about their options and helping them downsize now can ensure they are prepared. Know the… Read More »

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Winter Safety Tips For Older Adults: Reduce the Risks of Injury and the Need For Nursing Home Care

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

Maintaining mobility is a primary concern for older adults. Accidents can take a heavy toll on your health and often necessitate the need for nursing home care. Advance planning helps ensure you are prepared for whatever the future holds. Taking the necessary precautions reduces your risks. Winter is a particularly dangerous time for older… Read More »

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The Benefits of Medicaid Planning for Older Adults

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

The increasing medical needs and support services required as you get older can quickly drain your finances. Even if you worked hard for years and have a considerable amount saved, it may not be enough to meet the high costs of home health care and assisted living. For older adults, Medicaid planning offers a… Read More »

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Kitchen Safety for Older Adults

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

As experienced Bronx & New Rochelle Medicaid and nursing home attorneys, we know how important it is for most older adults to remain in their homes as long as possible. We also know how easily accidents and injuries can occur. Even a minor mishap can result in health setbacks that require extensive medical treatments… Read More »

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Attic Conversions Allow Aging In Place For Older Adults

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

When advising clients on Medicaid planning and the potential for future long term care and nursing home costs, one of the biggest concerns is the desire to remain at home as long as possible. Living alone is not always practical and children, friends, or other family members may not have the extra space. One… Read More »

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Medicaid Eligibility and Your Home

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

For older adults, unexpected events can lead to serious personal injuries or illnesses that require long term care or even placement in a nursing home or other facility. Paying for these services or an extended stay can easily wipe out all of the assets you worked to accumulate over the course of decades, leaving… Read More »

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Making the Decision to Get Long-Term or Nursing Home Care for a Loved One

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

When faced with the task of caring for aging or disabled loved ones, making sure their daily needs are provided for can end up proving a challenge. Our New York Medicaid and nursing home care attorneys counsel countless people each year who face the task of figuring out how to provide for family members,… Read More »

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How Holiday Gift Giving Fits in With Medicaid Planning

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

The goal of Medicaid planning is to help offset the exorbitant costs of long term home based or nursing home care. If you are over 65 or become disabled, Medicaid will cover these expenses, provided you meet certain state and federal requirements. As an entitlement program, your income is a factor and falling above… Read More »

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Quality Hospital Care Could Reduce Your Likelihood of Needing a Nursing Home

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

Having to be admitted to a nursing home is something most of us hope to avoid. However, dealing with serious, ongoing medical issues and dangerous health conditions may require this level of care. In addition to the discomfort you feel at the prospect of being away from your residence, the fact is that paying… Read More »

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Planning for Short-Term Nursing Care Needs

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

Making a recovery and being able to resume your normal activities after a major illness or injury can take a considerable amount of time. This is particularly true for adults over age 65, who lack the ability to bounce back after physical traumas with the speed of their more younger counterparts. Short-term nursing care… Read More »