Elder Care Lawyer - Canton, CT
Call Weatherby & Associates when you need a trustworthy elder care lawyer in Canton CT. Our team helps families prepare a variety of solutions for their loved ones.
Sophisticated Planning For Elder Law Needs
Did you know that more than 40% of people over the age of 65 spend time in a nursing home? Oftentimes they may act fast on bad advice in their angst about funding it. They worry about depleting their children’s inheritance, so jumping first toward the cheapest option sounds feasible. However, this often makes things worse in the long run.
The elder care lawyers at Weatherby & Associates, P.C., provide sound strategies and comprehensive planning for elders. We help plan for long-term care, preserving inheritances, and legal and financial concerns associated with aging. Our trustworthy lawyers work closely with elderly clients and their families to cover all of the bases. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced and compassionate attorneys. We serve clients across Connecticut with multiple offices in the Greater Hartford area.
Let Us Help With The Challenges of Aging
Elder law is an umbrella term for a range of legal issues relating to retirement years. Our knowledgeable elder care lawyers provide a comprehensive approach. This gives you options and peace of mind. Some of the services we offer include:
- Medicaid planning — Our elder law practice is primarily focused on protecting family assets from the costs of long-term care.
- Estate planning — Weatherby & Associates, P.C. assists our clients in drafting wills, durable powers of attorney, living wills, health care proxies, and HIPAA release forms.
- Long-Term Care Plans — Weatherby & Associates, PC’s Life Care Plan program puts at your disposal an interdisciplinary team of compassionate professionals who have your loved one’s best interests at heart.
- All other elder law issues — including funeral plans, charity legacy, elder financial abuse, conservatorship, special needs trusts, and more.
Experienced Elder Care Lawyers in Canton CT
Many families unnecessarily waste thousands of unnecessary dollars on nursing home care. This is because they falsely believe they must spend down all assets to qualify for Medicaid. When you work with us, we address long-term care planning that best serves you, your loved ones, and their heirs.
In a nursing home, you can expect to pay an average daily cost between $425 - 465, or more. Are you prepared to spend upwards of $13K per month for care? Don't get caught at the last minute without a long-term care plan. Call the law office of Attorney Hank Weatherby. Weatherby & Associates P.C. has extensive experience in elder care issues. If you're a middle-class resident with assets and no long-term insurance plan, you may be surprised to find that Medicaid will pay for nursing home care. As the Hartford area's leading elder care attorney, Hank will assist you in preparing for the arduous process of applying for Medicaid benefits.
Planning early for the worst possible scenario, such as the onset of dementia or debilitating stroke, can start early with the right lawyer. This type of planning falls under the category of estate planning. The CT Medicaid application process is a labyrinth of rules, regulations, timelines, and pitfalls. It's nearly impossible to prepare the paperwork on your own, regardless of how fastidious a record keeper you are. Get started with a consultation with Weatherby & Associates to give you peace of mind today at 860-769-6938.
Our service area includes the towns and surrounding areas of Canton CT, Avon CT, Bloomfield CT, Farmington CT, Granby CT, and Suffield CT, in Hartford County CT.