Elder Law

Who Will Care For You When You Can’t Care For Yourself?

Needing long-term nursing home or in-home care is a real possibility. How will you afford it? Will the cost of it destroy the nest egg you worked so hard to create? What if you or your spouse suffers a serious illness? Who will make medical decisions for you or your spouse if you are too ill to do so?

Whether you are simply preparing for retirement or are retired already, the experienced attorneys at Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP can assist you with your elder law needs. It is never too early to plan for your future. These questions can be answered with the help of experienced legal counsel.

Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP: Our Primary Focus Is Elder Law

For decades, our lawyers have been answering our clients’ elder law questions, calming their fears and giving them peace of mind. Our goal is for our clients to live out their later years as happy, healthy and wealthy as possible.

Here are some of the elder law issues our clients have faced and some of our answers:

  • Paying for nursing home care: Engage in asset protection planning and Medicaid planning, become eligible for Medicaid Home Care
  • Preserving a nest egg: Engage in asset protection planning
  • Making medical decisions for patients: Make sure there are advance directives in place such as a durable general power of attorney, health care proxy, living will and HIPAA authorization
  • Caring for someone mentally incapacitated: Have the proper legal documentation in your estate plan, commence a guardianships or execute a special needs trusts

When it comes to elder law, there are many more questions and concerns, all as unique as you and your family. Rest assured, however, that we are prepared to help you with a variety of issues relating to elder law and long-term care planning.

Elder Law Is Ever-Changing. Are You Up To Date?

If you are either facing or now enjoying retirement, now more than ever you need the help of experienced legal counsel. There are many reasons for this. First, needing long-term nursing home or in-home care is a real possibility. How will you afford it? Or will the cost of this care destroy the nest egg you worked so hard to create?

Another reason is the real possibility of you or your spouse suffering a serious illness. Who makes the medical decisions if the person who is ill cannot?

Do you have the necessary legal documents in place to deal with all of these possibilities? At Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP, our experienced elder law attorneys can help make sure you have the legal framework and support system you need to care for yourself – and your family – when you’re no longer able to care for yourself.

To make sure that the elder law legal advice you are getting is up to date, rely upon an experienced elder law attorney at Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP. From Somers to Yonkers and the surrounding area, to schedule an appointment, please contact us by calling (914) 323 8052. Or, if you prefer, you may reach us by completing the online form.