Everyone needs to consider long term care planning—proper planning can make a big difference. Unfortunately, many people wait until it is too late. How you approach your planning may depend on your income and resources. This session will cover the importance of planning for incapacity, some of the resource-neutral basics, and then explore considerations when planning to qualify for needs-based benefits through Medicaid. Advance registration is requested by calling The Thompson Center.
Renée A. Harvey, Counselor at Law, has worked in the New York, Vermont and New Hampshire legal systems since 1990. She is a graduate of Vermont Law School and is licensed to practice law in the state and federal courts of New Hampshire and Vermont. Her practice focuses on estate planning and settlement, she is a Respecting Choices® Advance Care Planning Certified Facilitator, and she is an experienced mediator and elder law practitioner.
James L. Thaxton, Counselor at Law, joined Caldwell Law in October 2015. Jamie received his Juris Doctorate and Master’s Degree in Environmental Law from Vermont Law School in 2001 and is licensed to practice law in the state and federal courts of New Hampshire. His responsibilities include Medicaid and estate planning, real estate transactions, and assisting clients with estate settlement. He is also a Respecting Choices® Advance Care Planning Certified Facilitator.