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INTRODUCTION Why Elder Care Law?
Life Care Planning Is the New Way to Plan
Common Planning Mistakes
Estate Planning for Later Life
Ethics and Compliance Considerations
Paying for Care
Private Wealth and Long-Term Care Insurance
How Medicaid Pays for Care
Veterans Benefits Personal Care Domain
Care Coordinators Can Help
The Elder Care Continuum
Residential Options and Finding Good Care
End-of-Life Planning CONCLUSION
Get Input and Get Going!
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Don't Wait For A Health Crisis To Plan AheadYour secure future depends on the life care planning you do today.Too many seniors assume they'll escape the health hazards of normal aging But the truth is that they won't, and neither will you. So, preparing for age-related changes with life care planning is a smart move. A Life Care Plan will equip you to navigate the inevitable pitfalls of illness and disability in the best way possible. Because a sudden medical crisis could destroy your quality of life, proactive planning is going to be key to maintaining the lifestyle you envision. Unique to you and your situation, a life care plan will prepare you to cope with the negative impact of both predictable and unforeseen health changes. Maybe you or loved ones are already struggling with such changes and you know what a difficult journey it is. This comprehensive, easy-to-use resources can help. It shows how and why life care planning is the smart way to move forward into a bright, secure future.
About the AuthorElder care law attorneys Barbara McGinnis, Bryan J. Adler, Tim Takacs, and Jerold Rothko explain which type of financial and estate planning is essential for seniors. Teaming with care coordination professionals Debra King, KathleenMagee, and Jacinda Graham, the seven authors have written the life care planning guidebook every senior needs.