Nursing Home

A Hint and a Heads-up – You Never Know if Nursing Home Care might be needed!

Recently, I have been handling a Medicaid application for a senior who, sadly, must remain in a nursing home. His family includes his wife and an adult developmentally disabled child (both physically and intellectually) since birth. The clients’ disabled son receives services under OPWDD under Self-Direction. An individualized ‘budget’ was created for their son based [...]

By |2020-02-27T19:31:55+00:00February 27th, 2020|Medicaid, Nursing Home, Special Needs Planning|0 Comments

A New Decade, A New Year Update for 2020

A few legal updates for your consideration as we enter our new decade: Retirement The SECURE Act of 2019 makes important changes to retirement accounts. The age at which required distributions must be taken is increased from age 70 ½ to age 72 for persons who turn 70 1/2 after December 31, 2019. The Act [...]

Elder Care Update – Can Nursing Home Care Be Avoided or Delayed?

New York State Medicaid administers a comprehensive community home care program called Managed Long Term Care (MLTC) on Long Island, and New York City and its boroughs. Long Island is well served by MLTC programs, but there are issues you need to be aware of – that I will discuss in my next two blogs. What [...]

By |2017-08-30T21:53:23+00:00May 24th, 2016|Nursing Home|Comments Off on Elder Care Update – Can Nursing Home Care Be Avoided or Delayed?