Palm Springs Elder Law: Summary of Issues & Services
The attorneys and advocates at the California Elder Law Center are experienced with a wide range of issues that affect seniors and their families. With over two decades of experience in the field, the center has gained a reputation of excellence for its service to the elderly community. Our firm offers a variety of services to our clients.
As the population ages, more and more families have concerns about long-term care for their elderlyloved ones. The California Elder Law Center can advise families on what type of care is necessary and help obtain the best care available. Our attorneys have contacts in the long-term care industry and can help clients find the appropriate care. 70% of people age 65 and over will require Long-Term Care sometime during their lives according to the California Department of Health Care Services (Medi-Cal).
Finding Financial Help
Many individuals and families have concerns about how they will be able to afford any type of long-term care. The attorneys at the California Elder Law Center have been helping clients obtain financial resources for years. One program available is Medi-Cal, which is California’s version of Medicaid. Our professionals can guide a client through the qualification and application process for Medi-Cal. The application process is extremely complex and the help of our attorneys can expedite any benefits. As a result, the California Elder law center has developed the Three-Step Process© to guide seniors and their families through the bureaucratic maze to a successful conclusion…thousands of dollars in benefits to pay for Long-Term Care! Recent changes at CMS may lead to expanded benefits for seniors under Medicare where 100 days of care will now include benefits based upon a broader definition than in the past. The rules change all the time…clients and friends of the California Elder Law Center are receiving updates constantly. Be sure to join in on our mailing list in order to be sure not to miss anything.
Help for Veterans
For anyone who served in the military, the Department of Veterans Affairs has several benefits available to aid in Long-Term Care. The VA also provides a pension program for those who served during periods of wartime. Those who served are eligible for further benefits that will help to pay for their care if they need the aid and attendance of another person for daily care issues. The staff at the California Elder Law Center understands the process for veterans and can secure resources for your family. Again, the Three-Step Process© will support and protect your families’ rights and benefits These benefits are focused on care in your home, the goal of all seniors…care in an assisted living or board and care facility. Call 760-422-0404 to learn more.
As our loved ones age, they will pass through the continuum of care. Early on, they may just need help with chores around their home. As they grow older, the level of care will increase and, at some point, you may be faced with the possibility of placing your loved one in the care of an assisted living facility or a nursing home. The attorneys at the California Elder Law Center understand the levels of care and what your loved one may require. They can recommend good facilities, and can also help you with the finances to pay for such care. The cost of care currently is $7,549 per month, on average, in California. IMMEDIATE benefits are available under many circumstances.
Planning, Planning and more Planning: Funding Long-Term Care Alternatives
Long-Term Care for our loved ones can be very expensive. The costs can put severe financial burdens on a family, but that does not have to be the case. Allow the professionals at the California Elder Law Center help you to understand how to be prepared. Our attorneys can help you to meet the needs of a Long-Term Care situation that you are already facing. They can also help you devise a plan for the future, a plan that can help you protect your retirement savings. Ensuring that proper care is available is a goal of our firm and making sure our clients’ financial futures are secured is just as important. New, Asset-based Long-Term Care may be the solution and the California Elder Law Center relied on other professionals to provide extensive analysis and expertise to assist in the planning process. Every possibility should be explored, examined for its merit or rejected as not suitable to…you, personally. Then intelligent decisions emerge based upon facts, guaranteeing outcomes, avoiding being a burden and assuring quality care, for years, if necessary. Call 760-422-0404 to get started.
“Just in Case Planning” and Avoiding Probate:
When a family is focusing on the issues that arise, it is always important to never lose sight of the basics. Avoiding the enormous waste of money on probate expenses and fees, measured in the tens of thousands of dollars needlessly wasted on the tedious, years-long legal process of probate can take its toll on a family. In addition, making sure the distribution plan set up in estate planning documents is exactly what you want is critical to your your satisfaction and helping a family through a very emotional, even damaging period after you are gone.
“Just in Case” planning is about the quality of your care. It helps answer one of the two critical questions all seniors face later in life: “How am I going to pay for my care?” and “Who is going to take care of me?” We could add another question: “How do you want to be cared for?” Do you want to stay in your home? Do you want help without being a burden on your children, family, spouse? The experts at the California Elder Law Center have helped hundreds and hundreds of middle-class families face these issues, discuss them openly, intelligently, develop care plans and present them with senior service care providers that will be there when they need them most. Replace anxiety, doubt And fear with confidence, love and peacefulness, the satisfaction of having accomplished something that opens you to enjoying life even more, every day for the rest of your life. Call for a consultation today: Call 760-422-0404 to get started.
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If you or a loved one has concerns about long-term care, questions, about financing, or are curious about whether or not you can qualify for Medi-Cal, feel free to contact our offices at 760-422-0404. You may also fill out our online form here. California Elder Law Center has an office in Long Beach-Lakewood, serving Los Angeles and Orange Counties and one in Palm Springs, one in Palm Desert, serving the Coachella Valley. We are here to help you get the answers you need! You may also reach us online by clicking here.
2017 CALIFORNIA ELDER LAW CENTER WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
HAMPTON INN, 74900 Gerald Ford Drive Gerald Ford and Cook off the I-10),
Palm Desert, CA 92211
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Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 10:00am and 2:00pm
Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 10:00am and 2:00pm
Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 10:00am and 2:00pm
Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 10:00am and 2:00pm
Wednesday May 23, 2018, 10:00am and 2:00pm