Mar 12, 2013
By Rick Law, Elder Care Attorney in Chicagoland.
As baby boomers, we saw our grandparents die of heart attacks, strokes, industrial accidents, agricultural accidents, and other “quick death” causes. When we were young, our peers died of unexpected illnesses and accidents.
Now we’re grandparents!
As we look back over our post-WWII life spans, medical advances have rescued us from many of the diseases and scourges of past ages. But now comes our time to go from healthy, vigorous seniors to seniors with memory and/or mobility issues.
In a recent AARP Magazine article, it was reported that 70 percent of us will need long-term care.
Ignore that statistic at your peril and the peril of your spouse.
When we started doing elder law and retirement and estate protection in 2000, our clients were our parents’ generation. Now, our clients with Parkinson’s Disease, early-onset Alzheimer’s and other serious illnesses – include the Boomers.
To avoid the pothole of being unprepared for a long-term illness, please take action to include some type of investment with long-term care coverage.
Too many families needlessly lose everything they have. Don’t let that be you. If you need help paying the overwhelming cost of long term care, give our office a call at 800-310-3100. Your first consultation is absolutely free. We’ll let you know what steps you need to take, right now, to protect yourself and your family. Call now, because when you’re out of money, you’re out of options!
Rick L. Law, Attorney, Estate Planner for Retirees.
Rick was named the #1 Illinois elder law estate planning attorney by Leading Lawyer Magazine. He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, AARP Magazine, TheStreet.com, and numerous newspapers and articles. Rick is the lead attorney for Law Elder Law, LLP, focusing in Estate Planning, Guardianship, and Nursing Home Solutions. His goal is to give retirees an informed edge when it comes to dealing with an uncertain future. Get flexible retirement strategies that work during good times and bad, plus information on how you can save your home and assets from being used to pay for long term care. Appointments available in Chicago, Aurora, Oak Brook, Schaumburg, and Joliet. Call 800-310-3100 for your free consultation now!
My wife and I had our first child three years ago. That’s when we decided to set up a trust, should anything happen to either of us. We reached out to Zach Hesselbaum to help us out. He was very thorough and professional throughout the whole process. Zach went above and beyond to make sure that we understood every detail of setting it up and he did an excellent job. We recently had our second child a few months ago. With the new baby, he helped us make the necessary revisions to the trust. Zach made this process great for us! I would definitely recommend using him for any of your estate planning needs!
Tom G., Naperville, IL