Medicaid Planning and Elder Law

Watching a loved one age and face critical decisions surrounding his or her care can be a difficult and emotional time for families. At Klafehn, Heise & Johnson PLLC, we assist clients throughout New York State with their elder law needs. We are committed to helping families protect their loved ones in the aging process by creating plans for securing and financing care that allow the individual to age with dignity, while also securing their financial situation as much as is desirable and practical.

To discuss your goals for Medicaid and elder law planning and how we can assist you, please contact the Medicaid and elder law lawyers of Klafehn, Heise & Johnson PLLC at our Brockport or Holley, New York offices today at 585-637-3911.

It is important that you take a proactive approach to planning for potential future care needs, and we can help guide you through the decisions and documents necessary to do that.  By planning ahead, you provide yourself with the best opportunity to obtain the care you need while protecting your assets for those you leave behind.  

However, even if you or a loved one have not planned ahead, and you or the loved one are confronted with a need for care, there are options to consider that will ensure that you or the loved one receive the necessary care, while also protecting some or all of your assets.  Do not decide that it is too late until you have spoken with our caring and compassionate professionals!

To discuss your care or the care of your aging loved one and the solutions we can provide, please contact our law offices today at 585-637-3911.

Our professionals provide compassionate and experienced guidance in all aspects of elder law, including:

  • Medicaid and Medicare planning — These government programs are complicated and confusing for almost anyone. We provide clear guidance and connect you with the appropriate resources to navigate these programs and receive the benefits that you need to pay for medical treatment and care, while protecting as much of your assets as possible.
  • Nursing home and in-home care financing — Paying for the care of a loved one can be an overwhelming matter for families. We provide planning tools and strategies for those seeking to prepare for the future, as well as for families that find themselves faced with these decisions in a crisis.  We act quickly to offer the answers and solutions they need to make the best possible care choices for their loved one.
  • Elder abuse and nursing home abuse — Should you suspect that your loved one is being abused or mistreated, either by a nursing home or by another individual, we are prepared to take appropriate legal action to put a stop to the abuse and hold those individuals or facilities accountable.

Laws surrounding elder law are constantly changing and evolving. Our professionals stay current on the developments so that we can make the best recommendations to you and your family. We can also assist you in modifying and adjusting wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care proxies and other estate planning documents to reflect any personal or financial changes that may arise.

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