Holistic Guidance From An Experienced Elder Law Attorney

At the Law Office of Amy B. Van Fossen, P.A., in Melbourne, Florida, we understand how deeply personal elder law planning matters are for our clients. Our law firm is devoted to welcoming clients into a comfortable environment to discuss elder care planning concerns. Our goal is to help seniors remain independent for as long as possible, while meticulously protecting assets and creating a long-term plan to maintain a rich quality of life and obtain the best care that our clients are entitled to receive throughout their senior years.

We can assist you with advance planning to give you peace of mind that your long-term care needs are properly addressed. Our goal is to help you maximize your resources to help you obtain the best care possible. Our experienced elder care lawyer has substantial experience in both advance planning and crisis planning situations. She is also VA-accredited and is passionate about helping veterans and their spouses obtain VA benefits.

We are fully prepared to analyze your unique finances and personal situation to guide you through all manner of elder care panning matters, including:

  • Asset protection: Many people are concerned about protecting assets for the long-term protection of spouses and family members. We fully analyze family dynamics, finances and the individual health care needs of clients to provide strategic guidance to preserve family resources.
  • Long-term care planning: Medicaid is not always the best answer for seniors to provide for long-term care needs. We view long-term care matters from a global perspective to help families understand all of their options.
  • Caregiver agreements: Drafting a valid personal care agreement is critical in the realm VA planning, as well as in the context of Medicaid benefits planning. We have detailed knowledge of the law the differences and similarities of Medicaid and VA Aid and Assistance programs to ensure that your interests are protected.

Full-Service Counsel And Advice For Seniors And Their Families

As a full-service elder care law firm, we know the importance of independence and quality of life. The three main threats to independence for seniors are the loss of mobility, cognitive impairments and declining health. We help seniors find access to the resources they need to remain independent as long as possible.

The decision to enter a senior living facility is often difficult for seniors and their children alike. Open discussions are critical for families. We invite you to read our page offering tips for seniors and family members on how to open the lines of communication about senior living communities. When families are faced with difficult decisions, we can assist seniors and their loved ones in evaluating whether a senior living facility or remaining in the family home are best-suited for quality-of-life matters.

Get In Contact With An Approachable Lawyer To Learn Your Options

To discuss your family's concerns about elder law matters, we invite you to arrange a no-pressure consultation with our compassionate elder law attorney in Brevard County. To arrange a meeting, call 321-426-1848 or 800-495-9153 or send us an email.