Michael J. Young, elder law attorney, represents many older clients in Brentwood, CA. Mr. Young practices in the areas of estate planning, long term care planing, government benefits planning and asset protection. Author of The Alzheimer’s Legal Survival Kit and The Nuts and Bolts Guide to Veteran’s Benefits, Mr. Young helps his clients plan for the VA Aid & Attandance Pension Benefit for wartime veterans, and for Medi-Cal. Both of these publications are available through Mr. Young’s website at www.WalnutCreekElderLaw.com The Aid & Attendance Pension Benefit, (A&A) can help pay the costs for in home care, assisted living facilities and board and care. Medi-Cal pays for skilled nursing costs. Both programs are income and needs based, and they have different rules for qualification, gifting and asset protection. As a result, for the veteran, both must be planned for at the same time. Mr. Young’s long term care planning and estate planning emphasizes not only on ‘what happens when you die’, but ‘what happens if you don’t die.’
For additional information, please feel free to contact Mr. Young’s office at 925-256-0298 and his website at www.WalnutCreekElderLaw.com
This information is not to be taken as legal advice, and you are encouraged to see an elder law attorney for your particular situation.
Written Michael J. Young, email@example.com, 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.