New York Elder Law FAQs

Amoruso & Amoruso, LLP • Serving New York, White Plains and the Westchester County Area


My spouse, parent or loved one is in a nursing home – what happens now?

A & A can guide you through the maze of financial and legal issues that arise in this situation. Further, we can create a plan of action to address the costs of care and enable you to focus on the physical and emotional health and well-being of your spouse, parent or loved one.

Now that the Medicaid laws have changed, can any of my assets be protected?

YES and A & A has the expertise to provide you with an asset protection plan that meets your family's goals.

Can my child care or loved one for me at home?

YES, there are a variety of options available to you and A & A will help you develop a home care plan that works for you.

The Medicaid application process is overwhelming – how can Amoruso & Amoruso, LLP help me?

One of our primary areas of expertise is in the successful filing of Medicaid applications. We can take the bureaucratic burden off your hands and see the process through to a Medicaid approval.

What is Long Term Care Insurance?

Long Term Care Insurance can pay for the cost of care at a Nursing Home IF the policy you purchase covers the daily rate in your region. A & A can guide you through the variety of available policies and ensure that you obtain the appropriate level of coverage for your needs.

What information should I bring to my appointment?

When you set up an appointment with our staff, they will email you our detailed data sheet for you to complete. This data sheet will provide us with important information that we need to assist you. Please fill out our detailed data sheet send it in prior to your appointment so that our attorneys can be prepared to meet with you. For the appointment, please bring your most current available bank and/or brokerage account statements, property deeds, long term care insurance policy and any existing Last Will and Testament, Trust, Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxy or Living Will.