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Planning for the future and long term care

On Behalf of | Dec 8, 2023 | Elder Law |

While you can use products and undergo procedures to stop the appearance of aging, the reality is that you cannot stop your body and mind from aging. As such, there are future needs that should be considered before you reach your elderly years.

Although it is not easy to think about getting old and unable to care for yourself, this is an imperative elder law issue to plan and prepare for. By gaining a perspective of the needs and costs associated with long term care, individuals in Indiana can take appropriate steps to ensure they have the finances to move forward with a plan they want.

Long term care planning

At Van Winkle Legal, our law firm understands that planning for the future and the end of your life is not easy. Thus, our experienced legal team uses its skills and expertise to outline the importance of long term care planning and the steps required.

While a will helps designate the distribution of property and assets after your passing, a long term care plan describes the possible long term care they would want and where the finances to cover the costs would come from.

Protecting you and your family

A long-term care plan is not only about protecting your health and wellbeing, but it also helps protect and preserve your estate for you and your loved ones. With the high costs associated with in home care, assisted living and nursing home facilities, legal professionals can help you establish the private and public resources you can use to cover these future costs.

Navigating this and other elder law matters can be challenging. As such, it is important to gain a better understanding of your rights and options. This can help you make a well-informed decision with your interests in mind.