Elder Care Law
Elder care is a specialized area of the law, requiring attorneys to focus on the different legal matters that impact older people. These include issues related to long term care planning, guardianship, power of attorney, health care, Social Security, and more. Port Legal is fully versed in elder care. We understand the sensitive legal matters that so often impact this vulnerable population. In fact, Port Legal is a member of ElderCounsel, a group specializing in legal issues pertaining to elder care.
Why Choose Elder Care Law?
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Video: Don’t Lose Everything Paying for a Nursing Home
Attorney Greg Port of Port Legal knows how important your elder law and long-term care needs are to you and your loved ones. Do not put off this critical planning. Do not lose everything to a nursing home. We can help you take action now and protect a lifetime of savings from depletion.
Why An Attorney that Specializes in Elder Care?
Elder law is a relatively recent area of focus in the legal field. This multifaceted practice came about when it became apparent that the elder population faced increasingly complex problems and needed guidance to handle the legal issues that arose. When the time comes, it is imperative that individuals and families consider hiring an elder law attorney to address these concerns.
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How do you plan for end of life for a loved one in hospice or palliative care?
Some may believe thinking about the end of life is disrespectful, at best. However, planning is prudent and likely what our loved one wants us to do. This guide is designed to help you navigate these difficult times.
How Can an Elder Care Law Attorney Help You?
Our experienced elder law attorney will not just help you create an estate plan, they’ll walk you through the personal care matters that often arise as we age. Personal protection, care, and the complexities of Medicare and Medicaid are just a few of the topics within the purview of this attorney. They have the experience and knowledge that you need to navigate the challenges that accompany aging.