Protect Assets From Medicaid Recovery

Benjamin Long Healthcare, Long-term Care Planning, Medicare, Nursing Home

“If you’re helping an aging parent navigate Medicaid because they don’t have long-term care insurance or you think you’ll need it yourself someday, it’s important …

Quirk in Medicare System’s Observation Status

Benjamin Long Elder Law, Estate Planning, Medicare, Nursing Home

“Unfortunately, over a decade, the number of observation stays has increased exponentially and is being used, even when patients have a diagnosis and have been …

Your Children Wish You Had an Estate Plan

Benjamin Long Advanced Directive, Guardians, Healthcare, Long-term Care Planning, Nursing Home, Power of Attorney

“Without a proper elder law estate plan, the children’s responsibilities are even more exhausting, stressful and sad.” It is the adult children who are in …

Requests for Estate Plans Reflect Fears About Coronavirus

Benjamin Long Estate Planning Attorney, Healthcare, Incapacity, Nursing Home, Power of Attorney, Wills

“Lawyers are being bombarded with requests to write wills, update estate plans and prepare health surrogate or “pull the plug” documents, as people are confronted …