New Jersey Elder Law Attorneys Create Life Care Planning Videos to Help People be Proactive
Moorestown, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) March 2, 2012 - Life care planning poses unique challenges for individuals and their loved ones as they age. Begley Law Group, a leading New Jersey elder law firm, recently launched a set of online videos to help people better understand life care planning. The videos at http://www.begleylawyer.com/life-care-planning-videos/ are able to be watched 24 hours a day and help viewers see why it is essential to work with a life care planning coordinator.
“We all know someone who has experienced the guilty feeling of 'what if I had done more' to help a family member,” said New Jersey elder law attorney Dana E. Bookbinder, who leads the Begley Law Group Life Care Planning team. “You can help yourself and your loved ones achieve a higher quality of life if you are proactive about planning.”
Begley Law Group's Life Care Plan service helps a person objectively assess legal, financial, and health matters to create a short and long-term plan. This facilitates the decision-making that a person needs to make in regards to their estate plan, living will, power of attorney, and daily needs such as shopping, cooking, and adaptive equipment to function better. A Begley care coordinator eases a family's stress by managing the array of supports, public benefits, insurance benefits, and a transition from a home care setting to a nursing home, for example.
“A life care plan helps each person map out their priorities,” said Bookbinder. “You can watch these videos and learn how you can help a loved one in another state, how to help keep a parent independent as they age, and the signs that show you need a life care plan. A life care plan is all about averting disaster and planning for the big decisions when you have time to think through them clearly.”
With the cost of long-term care skyrocketing, having an objective conversation with an experienced elder law attorney can provide peace of mind that all the options for financial security and well-being have been discussed and documented. “Sometimes your loved one feels isolated or needs a caregiver, and sometimes different family members can't agree on what type of care is best,” said Bookbinder. “We are here to objectively address the key questions and create a tailored life care plan that is unique to your wants and needs.”
To watch the videos, go to http://www.begleylawyer.com/life-care-planning-videos/. To learn more about the Begley Law Group or to contact a New Jersey life care planning attorney, call 1.800.533.7227 or visit www.begleylawgroup.com.
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