Elder Law


Estate and financial planning presents unique challenges as well as opportunities to our elder clients and children with elder parents. The lawyers at Bowditch & Dewey are experienced in assisting with the several aspects of elder law. We apply our expertise to these difficult issues with compassion and understanding.

  • Traditional estate planning vehicles, including wills and trusts
  • Durable powers of attorney
  • Healthcare proxies
  • Guardianships and Conservatorships
  • Gift planning
  • Retirement planning
  • Coordination of home and institutional care services
  • Long term healthcare financing
  • Government benefits (including Social Security, disability, veterans’ benefits, Medicare and Medicaid)
  • Medicaid planning
  • Nursing home planning

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