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Plan for Long-Term Care and the High Cost of a Nursing Home

The eventuality of needing nursing home care or long-term care is a concern for many people. The cost of long-term care and in-home care is beyond what most people can afford. If you or a spouse would need long-term care, could you afford it?

At Sikov and Love, P.A., we can assist you with long-term care and nursing home planning. Our Pittsburgh long-term care attorneys provide advice and legal services designed to fit your needs.

Would you like to learn more about long-term care and nursing home planning for yourself or a loved one? Contact our elder law attorneys at Sikov and Love, P.A., to arrange your consultation. Since our founding in 1952, we have set a standard for quality legal services, including the field of elder law more than twenty-five years ago.

Average nursing home care costs in Pennsylvania are approximately $12,000 per month on average. In-home care can be even more costly. We can help you plan how to pay for the possibility of needing long-term care or nursing home care in the future.

Qualified to Handle Your Concerns and Protecting Your Assets

Our firm has the resources and knowledge to successfully help you and your family with the various legal issues that come with aging. If you are concerned about paying for long-term care, we can help.

We thoroughly analyze your income, assets, insurance and other finances to develop an asset protection strategy for you. It is possible to protect your assets from the high cost of nursing home care. Protecting assets enables the spouse remaining at home to maintain his or her standard of living.

Our firm is knowledgeable on the methods available to protect assets, including:

  • Irrevocable trusts, including irrevocable burial trusts
  • Immediate annuities
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Converting countable resources into exempt resources
  • Spend downs
  • Gifting

Contact a Pennsylvania Nursing Home Planning Attorney

Our firm interacts regularly with caseworkers from the Department of Human Services as well as the staff of nursing homes and assisted living facilities. We understand that you have many unique needs and concerns regarding paying for your care, and we can help you. Please contact a Pennsylvania nursing home planning lawyer at our firm to learn how we can help you address these issues. Call us at 412-567-1236.