The cost of nursing home care should be considered among estate planning options.
As more and more people began to create estate plans, one of the focuses is just how does a non-wealthy person pay for nursing home care, according to the Times Herald-Record in "Plenty of reasons to do elder law estate planning."
As a result of that history, when people do estate planning today, they normally take care of many of their expected elder law needs.
Elder law estate planning attorneys help people figure out how to pay for possible nursing home care.
Elder law estate planning attorneys get their clients general durable power of attorneys and health care powers of attorney so their clients are prepared, if they are ever incapacitated.
Elder law estate planning attorneys write living wills for their clients, so their clients can decide whether or not they want to live in a coma with no chance of recovery.
Elder law estate planning attorneys also help their clients avoid the possibility of being the victims of elder financial abuse.
An estate planning attorney can help guide you in creating an estate plan that meets your unique circumstances.
Reference: Times Herald-Record (July 5, 2017) "Plenty of reasons to do elder law estate planning."