Elder law is a legal term coined to cover an area of legal practice that places an emphasis on those issues that affect the growing aging population.
1. Medicaid Asset Protection
2. Long Term Care
Long-term care (LTC) is a variety of services which help meet both the medical and non-medical need of people with a chronic illness or disability who cannot care for themselves for long periods of time.
3. Reverse Mortgage
A reverse mortgage (or lifetime mortgage) is a loan available to seniors, and is used to release the home equity in the property as one lump sum or multiple payments. The homeowner's obligation to repay the loan is deferred until the owner dies, the home is sold, or the owner leaves (e.g., into aged care).
4. Adult Care / Guardianship
A legal guardian a person who has the legal authority (and the corresponding duty) to care for the personal and property interests of another person, called a ward. Usually, a person has the status of guardian because the ward is incapable of caring for his or her own interests.