Sometimes as elder and disability attorneys we are criticized for helping our clients qualify for, or in some cases maintain, government needs based benefits. “Why should people be able to protect any of their assets and still qualify for government benefits”, they ask. “That’s not who the benefits are
When asked whether I am busy in my practice, I always make reference to the fact that the population is aging and that there are 77 million baby boomers beginning to enter senior status this year. As more people enter the long term care system things will only get busier.