» Elder Law Leaders Host Free Seminar to Share Nursing Home Strategies that Protect a Family’s Assets

Elder Law Leaders Host Free Seminar to Share Nursing Home Strategies that Protect a Family’s Assets

Moorestown, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) May 17, 2011 - The Begley Law Group is hosting a free elder care seminar on Thursday, June 9 in the Stone Harbor area. The seminar will cover what individuals and their families can do to keep nursing home costs from wiping out their savings, including how Medicaid or Veteran’s Benefits can pay for these costs.

“It is possible to qualify for Medicaid and still protect your legacy,” said New Jersey elder law attorney Thomas D. Begley, Jr. “It is never too late to plan, even if you’re already in a nursing home.”

The seminars will be held at three different times to accommodate people’s schedules. Begley Law Group, PC, are leaders in planning for the elderly and disabled. They will share their proven legal and financial strategies during the seminars to show attendees how to safeguard their assets.

“Look around at all that’s important to you,” Begley said. “Unfortunately, if you don’t plan right, everything you’ve worked so hard to accomplish could end up going to a nursing home.”

Begley Law Group is a premier law firm with more than 75 years of experience in the New Jersey area. Every partner at Begley Law Group is a recipient of the prestigious New Jersey SuperLawyers award. They are experts at elder and disability law and keenly aware of the latest legislative developments that are critical for their clients.

For more information on the seminar and to make a reservation, call 877-234-5393 as space is limited.

    Stone Harbor Seminars

Thursday, June 9
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Avalon Links Restaurant
1510 North Route 9
Swainton, NJ 08210

Thursday, June 9th
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cape May - Lewes Ferry
1200 Lincoln Blvd.
N. Cape May, NJ 08204

Thursday, June 9
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Pier 4 Hotel
The Bay & Broadway Avenue
Somers Point, NJ 08244

To learn more or to contact a New Jersey special needs planning attorney, New Jersey estate planning lawyer, or New Jersey Medicaid planning lawyer, call 1.800.533.7227 or visit http://www.begleylawyer.com.

Begley Law Group
509 S. Lenola Road, Building 7
Moorestown, NJ 08057
Tel: 800.533.7227

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