Elder law refers to a collection of legal practices as they relate to the elderly. Because older people are faced with difficult, end-of-life decisions involving retirement, estate planning, and long-term care, elder law focuses on wills, trusts, financial and tax issues, Social Security benefits, Medicare and Medicaid coverage, nursing-home care, in-home care, powers of attorney, medical directives, and other legal matters are of particular concern.

  • Preserving government benefits through legal and financial planning
  • Assessing individualized needs