Nursing home planning is something elder law attorneys can work with you to complete. You should make a plan for a nursing home care because once a senior reaches the age of 65, there is a 70 percent chance he will require care in a nursing home. If no plans are in place and nursing home care becomes necessary, you or your family may have to scramble to find a place that has an open bed– and that place may not be the best place for you.
Researching homes before you need care, taking the time to visit them, and making a plan to pay for care is important to find a care facility that provides the highest quality of life. An elder law attorney assists you with understanding options for finding out about a nursing home’s reputation and past problems. An experienced attorney also helps you to make sure you can afford the nursing home care you require in a high quality home.