New Jersey’s Home Based Medicaid Options

Although New Jersey Medicaid covers long term care in non-nursing home settings under what is now known as the Global Options program, it is very difficult to qualify and even if you can meet the requirements, more times than not these programs don’t cover everything...

New Medicaid and VA Figures for 2014

Many of the programs that, as elder law attorneys, we deal with daily, such as Medicaid and VA Aid and Attendance, are adjusted annually to account for changes in the cost of living, ie. inflation. The Social Security Administration announced that Social Security...

How to Pay for Nursing Home Care

Americans are living longer than ever before. At the turn of the 20th century, the average life expectancy was about 47 years. As we enter the 21st century life expectancy has almost doubled. As a result, we face more challenges and transitions in our lives than those...

New Jersey’s Medicaid Programs

New Jersey has two programs that pay for nursing home care, “Medicaid Only” and “Medically Needy”. Medicaid Only has broader coverage than Medically Needy, which does not cover in-patient hospital care, pharmaceuticals outside of the...

Why Choose an Elder Law Attorney?

Rather than being defined by technical and legal distinctions, Elder Law is defined by the clients to be served. In other words, the attorney who practices Elder Law works primarily with people as they age. Elder Law attorneys use a variety of legal tools and...