Michael J. Young is an elder law attorney in Walnut Creek, CA who represents many clients from Concord and the surrounding areas. Mr. Young represents the older client and their families regarding asset protection, estate planning, long term care planning and government benefits planning. Mr. Young helps his clients and their families plan for and qualify for Medi-Cal. Medi-Cal helps pay the cost of skilled nursing facilities.
In addition elder law attorney Michael J. Young has clients in Concord, CA who are war time veterans or the surviving spouses of wartime veterans. The VA Aid & Attendance Improved Pension Benefit can help pay the costs of in home care, assisted living facilities and board and care homes for these clients. The single veteran can receive up to $19,736 per year and the surviving spouse can receive up to $12,681 per year for this benefit.
Both programs, Medi-Cal and the VA Aid and Attendance Improved Pension Benefit, are asset and needs based for qualification. As a result, qualification for these benefits is part of the elder care plan prepared by Mr. Young for the older client and their families. This planning may involve asset protection.
Mr. Young has written booklets entitled “The Alzheimer’s Legal Survival Kit” and “The Nuts and Bolts Guide to Veteran’s Benefits”. These booklets are available on Mr. Young’s website at http://WalnutCreekElderLaw.com.
For additional information, you may contact Mr. Young’s office at 925-256-0298, or e-mail to him at LawYoung1@Gmail.com.
This blog is for informational purposes only and is not legal advice. You should consult an elder law, asset protection and government benefits planning attorney for your particular case, and before you proceed with any planning.
Written Michael J. Young, elder law attorney in Walnut Creek, CA. www.WalnutCreekElderLaw.com mike@WalnutCreekElderLaw.com. 1931 San Miguel Dr., Suite 220, Walnut Creek, CA 94596. 925-256-0298. Mr. Young serves Contra Costa and Alameda Counties, including the cities of Walnut Creek, Alamo, Danville, Concord, Brentwood, Pleasant Hill, Antioch, Clayton, etc. Mr. Young advises clients regarding Medi-Cal, nursing homes, asset protection, the VA Aid and attendance pension benefit, and long term care planning. Mr. Young is a Concord Elder Law Attorney with offices in Walnut Creek, CA.