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DIAGNOSED WITH ALZHEIMER’S OR DEMENTIA AND UNSURE OF HOW TO PAY FOR MEDICAL CARE WITHOUT LOSING EVERYTHING YOU OWN?

When you begin researching the cost of long term care, whether via professional at-home care services or institutional services, the anxiety of financial ruin is very real.  Depending on the level of care needed, medical care and expenses could easily exceed $60,000 a year.   For those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s/dementia, these expenses are a financial eventuality.

Four Pillars Law Firm creates a unique, tailored plan, using powerful legal solutions evolving around your individual situation and concerns, to safeguard against losing your lifesavings to the skyrocketing costs of long term care.  By creating a solid asset protection plan now, instead of waiting until the need for long term care is imminent, you and your loved ones can minimize the disastrous financial impact of long term care expenses upon your lifesavings.

Our firm provides financial peace of mind to you and your family through guidance in the following areas of the law, which are essential to protecting assets and preserving independence after such a life-changing diagnosis as Alzheimer’s or dementia:

Estate Planning & AdministrationCreate a plan in advance for the unknowns of the future.

When faced with a prognosis of certain diminishing mental cognizance and acuity, planning for the future is more important than ever before.  You must put a plan in place now, while you are still mentally and legally capable of doing so, which effectuates your own decisions and life choices regarding how your finances will be applied later in life as well as who shall make medical decisions for you when you are no longer capable.  A proper estate plan allows you to make decisions in advance so that when the need arises, there is no question regarding your intentions.

Asset ProtectionEnsure that your diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or dementia does not devastate your family’s financial well-being.

With medical care and expenses for people living with Alzheimer’s/dementia easily exceeding $60,000 a year, the potential for financial ruin may quickly become a reality for your family.  However, with proper guidance from our knowledgeable legal team, it is always possible to protect some portion of your lifesavings while still qualifying for government assistance programs.  Moreover, the sooner you start planning for your future and looking into some asset protection strategies, the greater possibility you will be able to protect an even greater portion of your lifesavings while also minimizing the disastrous financial impact of long term care expenses.

Veterans (Improved Pension “Aid & Attendance”) Benefits If you’ve served your country, you deserve all of the benefits you have earned.

If you’ve served your country during wartime, you may be eligible for financial assistance to help pay for medical expenses as well as at-home care and long term care facilities.  We provide estate planning and asset protection strategies to make sure that veterans do not go without these little known benefits.

Elder Law & Long Term Care Planning You’ve worked too hard to lose your home and savings to medical expenses, particularly to long term care expenses.

Our legislature has provided many government programs to assist citizens with skyrocketing medical and long term care expenses associated with Alzheimer’s/dementia.  If you or a loved one need medical assistance at home or in a long term care facility, all of your savings and financial resources may be spent very quickly.  We provide planning solutions which legally maximize long term care government benefits, while protecting hard earned assets for you, your family and loved ones.

A Note About Our Service Philosophy

We understand that a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or dementia for you or a loved one can be emotionally, physically and financially devastating.  Moreover, wading through the various long term care options available and determining which one is most suitable for you or your loved one, based upon your personal and financial situation, can be equally daunting.  Four Pillars Law Firm empathizes with the overwhelming stress, frustration and confusing you must be enduring.  When you become part of our family, we want you to be assured that we are working hard to stabilize your financial situation so that you can focus on what is truly important . . . the health and well-being of yourself and your loved ones.  With that in mind, in an attempt to relieve any further stress you may have in contacting us, we would like to offer the following promises to you:

  • Our staff is dedicated to providing prompt responses to client inquiries.   Most client questions are addressed by the following business day, if not sooner.
  • Our services are offered on a flat fee basis, and quoted prior to employment, so you know exactly how much you will pay prior to hiring Four Pillars Law Firm.  With this flat fee policy, you are invited to call upon us whenever you have a question during the planning process without fear that we will track the amount of time spent on your case and send additional bills to you.  Instead, once you make the decision to hire us, you become a member of our client family.
  • Four Pillars Law Firm does not sell financial products or solicit investment products for profit.  We provide only professional legal services.
  • Four Pillars Law Firm prides itself on fostering lifelong relationships with our clients and their families.  Once you experience our level of dedicated service, we are confident you will want us to serve as your estate planning and elder law firm for life.

For more detail, feel free to review several Case Studies about how an experienced elder law and estate planning attorney can help a family coping with Alzhiemer’s or Dementia.  Once you know what we can do for you and your loved ones, Contact Us to begin the process.

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