Survey lists costs of long-term care in Central and NE PA

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Each year Genworth surveys nearly 15,000 long term care providers in 440 regions nationwide to determine the cost of long-term care in the United States. The resulting details can inform consumers regarding costs and help them plan to be able to receive long-term care in their preferred location and care setting.  This past week Genworth issued its […]

Just the Basics: Asset Protection Trusts

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Just the Basics Series Part 3: Asset Protection Trusts By Attorney Nicholas D. Lutz, Marshall, Parker & Weber The third installment of Just the Basics will focus on asset protection trusts. Asset protection trusts are a powerful tool that elder law attorneys use to help their clients protect their assets against the cost of long-term […]

Care Management Services

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Currently, about 12 million Americans require long-term-care services. Today, most of those care recipients rely on unpaid care from family and friends, but eventually many require paid in-home care, or must move to assisted living or a nursing home. Our elder law firm offers care management services to help families provide the best care for […]

Medicaid Transfer Penalty Divisor set at $288.21 for 2014

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The Medicaid program is the most significant source of financial assistance for families struggling to meet the cost of long term care. According to the Pennsylvania Health Care Association, 47% of our nation’s $275 billion in annual spending on long-term care –excluding unpaid family caregiving—is paid for by Medicaid. See: PA Long-Term Care Statistics.  In […]