August 30, 2010

Cleveland Attorney Elizabeth L. Perla Joins National Academy

Cleveland attorney Elizabeth L. Perla of the Law Offices of Randall M. Perla has joined the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAELA).  Members of […]
December 11, 2009

Babyboomers Need to Talk to Their Aging Parents about a Long-term Care Plan

We would all like our parents to live long, healthy, independent lives.  However, the reality is that although many of our parents will live long lives, […]
November 5, 2009

Medicaid Waiver Programs- Alternatives to the Nursing Home

As described in more detail in the “Long Term Care Planning- Don’t Despair, Prepare!” post, Medicaid provides free long-term care as long as certain income and […]
November 3, 2009

Using an Irrevocable Trust to Plan for Medicaid

There are many Medicaid planning strategies designed to transfer assets without incurring a penalty.  (See  This blog will explore many of these strategies.  One such […]