What Is an Elder Law Attorney?

Elder law is the legal specialization that focuses on matters that are of particular interest to senior citizens. At the present time, the baby boomer generation is reaching retirement age. The population is going to be aging for quite some time. As a result, elder law is very relevant to a significant percentage of senior citizens during our current era. If you want to be fully prepared for the eventualities of aging, you should discuss elder law matters with a licensed elder law attorney. Let s look at some of the pressing issues. Medicare Limitations Most working people will qualify for Medicare when they reach the age of 65. While you are paying taxes on your income, you are contributing into the Medicare program. You can earn as many as four retirement credits per year. Once you have accumulated 40 retirement credits, you will qualify for Medicare. In 2014 you get one retirement credit for each $1200 that you earn, so the requirement is minimal. Medicare will certainly help, but


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