I came to elder law out of an interest in health care policy. I was involved in a... more
I came to elder law out of an interest in health care policy. I was involved in a documentary entitled "Can't Afford to Grow Old" and then went to work for AARP shortly after college. My special needs practice developed out of personal experience. My son has ADHD and ASD (and lots of other abbreviations as well!) After fighting with the school district on my own, I decided to add special ne... view profile
Elder law attorneys and elder care lawyers deal with issues related to elderly and disabled people. They write wills, answer tax questions, and plan strategies for obtaining disability, Social Security, Medicaid, and Medicare payments. Their services are useful for health and long-term care planning, as well as end-of-life planning decisions and instances of elder abuse. Elder law attorneys know what public and private resources may be available for your elderly relatives or for anyone else you know with special needs.