The Importance of Having Critical Documents In Place During COVID-19

Even during a pandemic, many people do not want to acknowledge the tragic and critical risk behind illnesses—death. While catching a serious illness without your power of attorney and estate planning documents completed is always a dangerous situation, the risk is even higher due to social distancing regulations in place at many hospitals. What documents […]

Emergency Preparedness

April 8, 2020 COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY LEGAL PREPAREDNESS IT’S NOW EASIER THAN EVER FOR YOU OR A LOVED  ONE TO EXECUTE ESTATE DOCUMENTS Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, in response to the state of emergency declared throughout New York State, has issued a new amendment to Executive Order 202 on April 7, 2020. Executive Order 202.14 amends the […]

How Medicaid Can Help Pay for a Nursing Home

Medicaid has complex rules that govern eligibility for in-home health care and nursing homes. As a result, a review of your (or a loved one’s) assets is critical. Elder Attorney Services Long Island can assist you in evaluating whether or not Medicaid can cover costs for home health care or nursing home care.  Your Financial […]

Medicaid Home Care in New York State Part 1 – Income Thresholds By Lisa B. Singer, Esq.

Lisa Singer / Medicaid Home Care

This is part 1 in a series of articles regarding eligibility requirements for Medicaid Home Care in New York State for New Yorkers age 65 and older or less than age 65 who have Medicare.  Generally, Medicare does not cover long-term home care.  Therefore, many New Yorkers age 65 and older or less than age […]

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