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Elder law attorneys need to advise clients regarding long-term care planning. This includes financial issues pertaining to how to pay for long-term care and whether lifetime savings can be protected from having to be depleted to pay for long-term care. Planning discussions include long-term care insurance, privately self-insuring to pay for long-term care, obtaining Medicaid benefits, or obtaining Veterans Aid and Attendance benefits to pay for long-term care.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration tells us that in 2014, 22.5 million Americans aged 12 and older self-reported needing treatment for alcohol or illicit drug use.
The bottom line for pet estate planning is that four legged friends may be some of your most important possessions while you live, so consider providing for their keep when you are no longer able to care for Fluffy or Fido.