Dementia & Alzheimer’s Law

Alzheimer's Lawyer

Do you have a loved one living in New Jersey who is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or Dementia?

Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq, of Hanlon Niemann is here to assist you as a knowledgeable and caring Elder Law and Elder Care Attorney with years of experience with Alzheimer’s and Dementia clients.

Fred wants to help ease your burden, answer all of your questions and offer you hope that solutions are available to help you and your loved one.

Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. Toll Free: (855) 376-5291 or e-mail him at fniemann@hnlawfirm.com to discuss your needs and/or set up an appointment.

A New Jersey Elder Care Lawyer Experienced in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Planning Together We Can Seek to Protect  a Lifetime of Savings and Income That You Worked So Hard to Achieve

Learn How by Reading This Site Alzheimer’s Planning: The Basics

 Individuals with Alzheimer’s disease have unique legal and financial needs, as do their families. As you may or may not know, Alzheimer’s care costs are extremely high today. In New Jersey, depending on the level of long-term care required, costs are typically anywhere between $7,000 and $12,000 per month! As one can imagine, this is not spare change for the average family.

Navigating through the emotional and physical demands of Alzheimer’s care can be a difficult process. Calling upon the assistance of a knowledgeable Elder law attorney, among other professionals, can help ease the burden this disease places on your family. Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. is an experienced Alzheimer’s lawyer, having handled cases and lectured throughout New Jersey to various professional and community groups on topics including Alzheimer’s Planning, Asset Protection, Veterans Benefits, and NJ Medicaid. Please feel free to click here to see where and when Mr. Niemann will be speaking next.

What Exactly is Alzheimer’s Planning? Why is it Important?

Alzheimer’s Planning sounds like a simple concept, but many are not familiar with even the basics of it. It involves asset and income planning, as well as life care planning. By combining estate planning, asset protection, Medicaid planning, and planning for nursing home and home-based care, you can help determine your financial needs and ensure stability while making sure your loved one receives the proper care they deserve.

Elder Law is a unique field of law that requires a specialized knowledge of the unique problems presented to families who are forced to deal with Alzheimer’s or any other serious disease. The Alzheimer’s planning team at Hanlon Niemann helps advise families struck with this devastating illness. One of his key goals is to ensure quality care and the highest level of personal dignity possible for elder individuals. After all, this is what they deserve.

To help achieve this goal, Mr. Niemann typically aims to help you protect your assets as soon as possible. If you protect your money now, you can help to protect it throughout he Alzheimer’s planning process and sometimes still receive Medicaid benefits. Shielding your assets now can be key for ensuring quality care for your loved one down the road.

Where Do You Start When Alzheimer’s Planning is Needed?

Many individuals don’t know where to begin when a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. Others feel as though income restrictions may hurt them from getting the help they need. Regardless of your income and assets, Mr. Niemann will help you deal with Alzheimer’s planning at any stage. He will work to address the issues most important to you.

DID YOU KNOW: One out of every five people over the age of 65 – and 50% of those over the age of 85 – are or will become diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. In today’s world, over 5.2 million Americans and 26.6 million people all over the world currently suffer from this terrible disease.

When Alzheimer’s strikes, family members are forced to deal with changes in behavior in addition to numerous legal issues. At Hanlon Niemann, we focus on Medicaid Planning for families with someone suffering from Alzheimer’s or Dementia. Our goal is to get you the information you need in a time and cost-efficient manner.

Long term health care costs for someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia can destroy a family. Don’t let these costs bankrupt your hard-earned savings when you may qualify for Medicaid. Call us before filling out any Medicaid or VA application. We are often able to tell you at our first meeting whether or not it is possible for you to save money.

When Alzheimer’s and Dementia Strike Your Loved Ones, We Are Here To Help.

Don’t Let a Lack of Knowledge Regarding Nursing Home Care Cost You Money! Many Individuals Are Forced To Dip Into Their Life Savings, Sell Their Home or Assets, and Overall Become Broke In Order To Pay For Nursing Home Treatment.

Let Us Show You How You Can Get The Quality Long Term Health Care You Deserve Without Spending All Of The Money You Want to Leave For Your Family.

New Jersey has strict criteria they force upon all applicants before the state grants you long term care assistance. Unfortunately, this criteria requires you to be BROKE if you are single, widowed, or divorced. If you are married, the state typically requires you to spend half of your assets before they will provide assistance. If you do not meet these requirements, you may be forced to sell your stocks, house, or other assets simply to pay for medical bills that keep piling up.

All of us would like to provide for our loved ones without losing all of their savings. So how do you ensure that your family member with Alzheimer’s or Dementia receives quality medical care while protecting your assets? First thing you need to understand is that Medicaid will not allow you to have assets totaling more than a few thousand dollars. They usually limit payments to a “personal needs allowance” of somewhere around a dollar a day ($35 per month), an amount that clearly won’t suffice for a comfortable living.

In addition to strict financial requirements, Medicaid evaluations have also gotten a lot tougher. Officials now audit your financials from as far back as FIVE YEARS, attempting to find evidence that you should be denied or delayed from receiving Medicaid payments that you are rightfully entitled to.

As an experienced and trusted Elder Law attorney in New Jersey, I have worked with Medicaid officials and the government’s strict rules for years. My goal has always been to protect my clients from spending their hard earned money on medical care when they don’t have to. This is both my legal and ethical duty as an Elder Law attorney.

Medicaid rules have been written in a fashion that the normal person typically cannot understand. The same goes for lawyers who are not experienced in the Medicaid and Elder Law fields. Don’t make the mistake of failing to seek the assistance of a knowledgeable Elder Law attorney. You could be losing out on a significant amount of money. Allow us to help you and your family navigate through the complex maze of Medicaid paperwork and rules. We are familiar with the landmines and boobytraps and know how to use the rules in your favor.