On Saturday, February 28th, Melissa Negrin-Wiener, elder law attorney, appeared as a guest on Jacqueline Marcell’s radio show “Coping With Caregiving”.
During the 10 minute segment, Ms. Negrin-Wiener advised listeners who are caring for their loved ones on strategies for financing care and preserving assets. Some of the topics she discussed included:
- New Medicaid Rules and Asset Protection Strategies for Long Term Care
- Pooled Income Trusts
- Notes & Loans
- Programs to Pay for Care in an Assisted Living Facility
- Benefits for Veterans Needing Caregiver Assistance at Home or in an Assisted Living Facility
- Adult Day Care and Community Day Care as Options
“When it comes to paying for long term care and preserving your assets, the key is: Plan Ahead.” says Melissa Negrin-Wiener, Esq., senior associate at the elder law and estate planning firm Cona Elder Law based in Melville, LI. “Since the passing of the Deficit Reduction Act in 2006, there are new strategies to safeguard assets and obtain Medicaid at home or in a nursing home.”
Cona Elder Law PLLC has been in practice for over 40 years. The firm provides a full range of elder law and estate planning services serving Long Island and the boroughs of New York City. The WS Radio interview featuring Melissa Negrin-Wiener, Esq. can also be accessed on the law firm’s website: www.conaelderlaw.com.