Raising the minimum wage by as little as 10 percent would significantly improve the safety and health of nursing home residents, according to new research.

With the coronavirus pandemic disrupting life across the United States, the only way for the country to return to normal is an effective vaccine. When a vaccine is available, Medicare will cover the cost. 

The Secure Act

Many of you who watch my bi-weekly Facebook Live videos (which can be found on my website @ www.plantodayfortomorrow.com or Facebook page @ www.facebook.com/plantodayfortomorrow) already know that Medicaid eligibility has recently become even more challenging. As if dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic wasn’t enough, on April 2, 2020, Governor Cuomo’s State Budget implemented a new 2.5-year…

Unfortunately, many people spend a considerable amount of their life savings to the cost of their care because they are unaware of Medicaid planning techniques. Learn how you or your loved one may be eligible for Medicaid to cover the cost of care, whether at home or in a nursing home, even if you have…

July 16th, 2020 Functional limitations can severely impact a person’s ability to manage his/her own financial and personal affairs. Usually resulting from cognitive impairment,

Why can't I transfer my house to my kids to protect it

Dear Mr. Di Costanzo: I own my home. If I need to apply for Medicaid will my home be protected? Your home is likely your most valuable asset and it is important to know if it will be protected in the event you need long term care.

Insights from the 2019 Tax Season

Dear Mr. Di Costanzo, Is it true I can gift $15,000 without jeopardizing Medicaid eligibility for nursing home care? This is a question I’m continually asked, so I’m glad I have another opportunity to clear things up. The main thing to remember is that IRS rules are different from Medicaid rules.

This week, Chuck Newman of Charles Newman Co., joins Sal to discuss Current Trends in Long Term Care Insurance. Learn about the most popular types of long term care insurance together with elder law planning techniques to hedge against the total cost.

This week, we introduce Martin Johnson, Matrimonial and Family Law Attorney with Johnson and Cohen, LLP located in White Plains and Pearl River, NY. Marty and Sal will be discussing the interplay between matrimonial law and estate planning.

Thursday, June 11th, 2020, Sal discussed Special Needs Planning, a common planning technique to shelter the assets of a disabled person. Sal will talk about the various types of supplemental needs trusts. Tune-in and share with people you feel may benefit from hearing this talk.

This week, we introduce Anthony Guarino, Funeral Director/Owner of Yorktown Funeral Home. Anthony Guarino has been a licensed funeral director for over 32 years. Sal and Anthony will discuss how putting a plan in place is actually a smart and caring thing to do. With a plan, you’ll reduce stress for grieving loved ones—and simply…

By Salvatore M. Di Costanzo In certain circumstances, a revocable living trust must be strongly considered.  To determine if a revocable living trust is an appropriate necessity, one must first understand its purpose.  Unlike a Last Will and Testament (“Will”), a revocable living trust does not need to be probated upon one’s death.  Probate is…

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