Category Archives: Elder Law Attorneys

MLTC Members- Know your rights during COVID-19

Below is a Fact Sheet from New York Legal Assistance Group regarding your rights if you need to temporarily reduced your home care hours during the COVID-19 crisis. Did Your MLTC Plan Ask You to Agree to Reduce Your Hours? Or do you WANT to Reduce your Hours During COVID-19 Emergency? You may want to […]

Initial Summary of New York State Medicaid Cuts

On February 4, 2020, Gov. Cuomo convened a Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT II), tasked with finding $2.5 billion worth of cuts – or savings –  from the Medicaid program in time for the April 1, 2020 New York State Budget.  The team met for the first time on February 11th and then again on March […]

Wishing Everyone Well During this Crisis

**A Few Important Updates** First and foremost, we wish all of our clients, friends, families and neighbors good health and well-being throughout this very unprecedented crisis.  We will be monitoring our phones and emails remotely and will do our very best to stay in touch with those who need us. This week, we have filed […]

Keeping the “Care” in Elder Care

A primary focus of our practice is helping clients access Medicaid to pay for home health aides.  We call this Medicaid Home Care.  Since Medicaid is a means-tested program, we begin with ensuring the client is eligible financially, both income- and asset-wise.  See https://tinyurl.com/qqhcy7l . That can be a complex process, depending on each individual client’s […]

Medicaid Home Care in New York State Part 1 – Income Thresholds

This is part 1 in a series of articles regarding eligibility requirements for Medicaid Home Care in New York State for New Yorkers age 65 and older or less than age 65 who have Medicare.  Generally, Medicare does not cover long-term home care.  Therefore, many New Yorkers age 65 and older or less than age […]

New Hyde Park, Queens NY

Neighborhood Service Pages: Elder Law Attorney for New Hyde Park, Queens, NY Elder Law Lawyer, Lori R. Somekh has a great goal for helping our senior population from the financial strains and difficulties of growing older. Lori was admitted to practice law in New York and the Federal Courts. She established her own firm in […]

Elder Law Attorney for Floral Park, Queens, NY

Neighborhood Service Pages: Elder Law Attorney for Floral Park, Queens, NY Elder Law Lawyer, Lori R. Somekh has a great desire for protecting our senior citizens from the financial constraints and burdens of growing older. She was admitted to practice law in New York and the Federal Courts. She established her very own company in […]

Help Locate Long-Term Care Facilities and Manage Assisted Living Costs

The experienced attorneys at Somekh & Associates PLLC can help you understand your long- term care planning options, the benefits that may be available to help pay for care, and the estate planning required to access those benefits. The attorneys of Somekh & Associates PLLC have the utmost understanding and compassion to lead you through […]

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