High-Quality Long-Term Care Facilities in New York For Your Loved Ones

If you're looking for a long-term care facility for a loved one, contact Somekh & Associates to learn more about how we can support you through this process.

At Somekh & Associates, our goal is to help our clients feel prepared for what lies ahead. In the spirit of preparation, we’ve put together a list of nursing homes and long-term care facilities in NYC for families seeking high-quality care for their loved ones. The following facilities are all located in the NYC area […]

Planning for Long-Term Care During a Recession

Learn more about planning for long-term care during a recession from Somekh & Associates.

Planning for long-term care during a recession can be incredibly overwhelming, and continuing to pay for long-term care during a recession can be even more intimidating. If you or a loved one is thinking about purchasing long-term care insurance during this time of looming recession, it’s important to know how the next few months or […]

Retiring During a Recession

Learn more about retiring a recession from Elder Law Queens, Lori Somekh.

Whether you’re planning to retire before the end of the year or you’re worried about how the looming recession might affect your retirement in the coming year, don’t panic. While you don’t necessarily have to worry about being laid off, there might be some concerning moments regarding your involvement in the stock market. Even though […]

The NHTD Program: A Possible Alternative to Managed Long Term Care

Learn more about the NHTD program from somekh & associates in New York.

What is the NHTD Program?  The Nursing Home Transition and Diversion (NHTD) Medicaid Waivered is a Home and Community-Based Services program that uses Medicaid funding to support and assist individuals with disabilities as well as seniors to promote community inclusion. When informal supports locally funded services, and Medicaid State Plan services do not meet a […]

Interplay Between the Medicaid Home Care Lookback Period and the Nursing Home Lookback Period

medicaid lookback period

In New York, nursing home Medicaid has a 5-year lookback period. That means if an individual goes into a nursing home (or rehab) and applies for Medicaid to cover the bill, Medicaid will look back at the individual’s records for the past 5 years to see if any gifts – or transfers – were made to […]

Estate Planning Tips for Avoiding Probate

Learn more to find out about our estate planning tips for avoiding probate.

Probate can be a complicated, expensive, and time-consuming process. It is the last thing you would want to think about after the death of a loved one. Therefore, it is essential to understand it and how you can prevent beneficiaries from going through the process. What is Probate? Probate is a legal process that involves […]

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