ELDER & DISABILITY LAW

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Archer & Greiner’s Elder & Disability Law Practice focuses on the needs of two populations of individuals: those who may anticipate physical and/or mental decline as they grow into their mature years, and those who may be physically or cognitively disabled, due to a variety of causes.

Various aspects of New Jersey law define the term “elderly” to include any person 60 years of age or older. Federal programs, such as Medicare and Social Security become available to individuals as they grow through their 60s. As people grow older and live longer than earlier generations did, new legal issues and concerns arise that are specifically related to aging. At Archer & Greiner, we can provide legal experience and advice to help clients to achieve the security and peace of mind that they desire as they approach the “Autumn of their years.”

Elder Law differs from, but nevertheless enhances traditional Estate Planning. Elder Law includes planning and decision-making related to the increasing health care needs that often arise with aging. Prudent and careful use and preservation of assets are crucial to the planning needs of seniors. While everyone hopes that aging will not lead to incapacity, the possibility of age-related incapacity is something everyone should consider. Our experienced elder law attorneys can advise clients in connection with the following Elder Law issues: