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There are legal strategies that are available to anyone that can help minimize the financial and emotional impact of a healthcare crisis for you or your family. The strategies that you choose to take will likely vary based on your own individual circumstances, goals, family dynamic, and many other factors. But the bottom line is, this array of strategies is available to anyone - it's just a matter of how, and perhaps more importantly when, you choose to use them. In the Second Half of Life Podcast episode 50, titled "The Secret Strategy: Planning Tips for Your Second Half of Life," Attorney Brittany Smith and Long-Term Care Planner Tammy Zilske discuss these different strategies. Learn more about the five-year Medicaid lookback period and how to use that to your advantage to qualify for Medical Assistance to help pay for long-term care if you need it in the future, or even right now. Brittany and Tammy also discuss the foundational legal documents that everyone needs, legal strategies that will protect your home and assets from the cost of long-term care, why starting early BEFORE a healthcare crisis is critical and will lead to better outcomes, and different planning options that put YOU in control.

All episodes of the Second Half of Life Podcast can be found on the Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak website, as well as on most podcast directories, which includes Apple PodcastsSpotifyTuneIn + Alexa, iHeartRadioStitcherPodcast AddictGoogle PodcastsPodchaserDeezerListen NotesBullhornOvercastPocket CastsCastroCastboxPodfriend, Player FM, Podcast Index and Pandora

Attorney Julie Steinbacher, the founding shareholder of Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak, was named by Pennsylvania Business Central to its annual Women Making a Difference list, making the second straight year that she has been included on this list. This annual recognition program run by PA Business Central's Women in Business publication recognizes women in central Pennsylvania "whose intelligence, drive, determination and dedication have led to business success and community involvement." This marks the ninth year of the program (see Julie's profile in Women Making a Difference)

Nominations were made by readers of PA Business Central and others in the business community within PA Business Central's coverage area. Nominations were reviewed and candidates were selected to the list by a selection committee at the St. Francis University Business Development Center. 

Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak, and elder law and special needs law firm with locations in State College, Williamsport, Wyalusing and Wysox, Pa., has been named a Top 50 Women Owned Business by Pennsylvania Business Central in its annual list of top women-owned businesses. Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak was founded by Attorney Julie Steinbacher, CELA, LLM, in 2002 in Williamsport, and has grown from one office to four in the 19 years since its founding. 

This marks the fourth time in recent years that the law firm has appeared on this same list, having also appeared on the similarly-named "Fifty to Follow" list of women-owned businesses in 2016, 2017 and 2019. The list appears each June in PA Business Central's Women in Business special edition. Readers of the publication submit nominations from communities across its 23-county readership, and the final list is chosen by a blue-ribbon panel. The final list represents both large and small, and well-established and start-up organizations.

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