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09/21/2018 – Williamsport, PA — Brittany O.L. Smith, Esquire, of Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak, recently published a book titled, Tax-Free Money for Long-Term Care! The book is a collaborative writing that serves as a consumer’s guide to understanding the current costs of care, Medicaid eligibility rules, long-term care solutions, and the legal strategies available to protect assets.

Long-term care costs are skyrocketing. Whether it’s a room in a nursing home or assisted living facility, or aging at home and using the services of home health care, the costs associated with long-term care can deplete people’s life savings very quickly. However, proper legal planning can ensure that assets are protected from long-term care costs.

“People are unaware of the many legal tools and resources that are available to assist them in protecting assets,” said Attorney Brittany O.L. Smith. “We can utilize Medicaid, Veterans benefits, IRAs, and other legal documents to protect what people have worked so hard to save. The book breaks down these legal strategies in layman’s terms and identifies solutions to paying for the rising costs of care.”

Brittany O. L. Smith is an attorney at Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak who is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and Virginia. She works in various aspects of elder law including long-term care planning, Medicaid planning, guardianships, Veteran’s benefits, special needs planning, tax planning, and estate administration. Brittany leads the firm’s long-term care planning and estate administration departments. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), the Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys (PAELA), the North Central Estate Planner’s Council, the Academy of Special Needs Planners, and is an accredited attorney with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak is an elder care and special needs law firm offering quality representation to clients throughout Pennsylvania. Since its beginning, the firm has dedicated itself to practicing law with extraordinary standards of ethics and values. The vision of the firm has been to provide individuals and their families with a unique plan to protect their assets for their spouses and future generations, while providing for their immediate and long-term needs. To schedule your appointment, call 1-800-351-8334 in the Lycoming and Centre County communities.


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