ELDER LAW

Elder law is a term that encompasses of all the issues that affect our valued seniors.

 

We assist you powers of attorney, advance directives for health care, guardianship and more.  At Shannon Mulkey Law Firm we bring together a compassionate team to identify current and future needs and create a detailed plan.

We are professionals when it comes to life care planning.

We see life care planning as an important relationship between you, your family and us, and promise to offer you and your family all the support, guidance and direction needed to face the long-term care journey with confidence. Our experts enjoy in helping you prepare a life care plan to coordinate and pay for any long-term care needs you may have.

Medicaid services is another specialty of Ours.

Before, we start talking about the many ways we can make your life easy. It is important that you understand the factors that determine one’s eligibility for Medicaid.

Medicaid is a public benefits program, administered by each state and is co-funded by the federal government. Medicaid eligibility varies from state to state, but the overall eligibility is based on specific financial, medical, and age criteria. In order for one to qualify for Medicaid, you must be older than 65, disabled, and have, no more than around $2,000 in assets.  There are many ways to plan for eligibility.

Medicaid Waiver Program is another program offered to save on medical costs. The Medicaid Waiver is a benefits program which is offered to qualified Medicaid applicants as an alternative to long-term custodial nursing home care. The Waiver Program allows an eligible individual to stay in their own home, and receive support services provided for and paid for by Medicaid.

Although, it appears to be very easy to apply for Medicaid or the Medicaid Waiver Program, let us assure you that the qualifying and eligibility rules can be quite extensive and in fact overwhelming.

It is therefore, important that you have an experienced elder law attorney assist you as you navigate the complex system of long-term care coverage. We are passionate about assisting seniors and their families, disabled persons and advocates across the State of Florida. If you need any help or have any questions about your eligibility or denial of eligibility for Medicaid, our team can help you determine your next steps.

Don’t try to navigate the system on your own. Let us help.