Certified Elder Care Attorney, Victoria Collier reveals her passion for helping those with few and limited assets plan for Medicaid assistance before disaster strikes and wipes out their hard earned savings.
Decatur, GA, September 6, 2017: Victoria L. Collier, founder of The Elder & Disability Law Firm, has posted a new blog on her law firm’s website entitled “Medicaid Planning For Middle Class to Low Income Clients.” Ms. Collier speaks as an advocate for those who make up the “backbone” of America and urges the middle class not to wait for disaster to strike.
Collier states, “The middle class in this country is diminishing rapidly.” She continues adding, “For those in the middle class, it requires every bit of wit and wisdom to hold onto the hard earned money you’ve worked for your entire life. If illness comes suddenly upon you all of your assets could be wiped out in a heartbeat.”
According to Collier, “The wealthy turn to tax planners to protect their assets. However, those in the middle class and those less well off typically only have Medicaid to turn to.” “Medicaid is rarely if ever a consideration among the well to do,” says Collier. She adds, “It is my passion to help those who need it most. One of those ways of helping is through Medicaid Planning.”
The entire blog can be read atThe entire blog can be read at http://www.elderlawgeorgia.com/medicaid-planning-middle-class-low-income-clients/
About Victoria Collier
Victoria L. Collier, CELA founded The Elder & Disability Law Firm of Victoria L. Collier, P.C. to serve the legal needs of seniors when their health care needs increase. Victoria is also Co-Founder of Collier Scott Financial Solutions, LLC. At both firms WE BELIEVE that people should not have to lose everything they’ve worked a lifetime to earn and that every person is an individual who deserves respect and the highest quality of life possible, regardless of age or ability.
Victoria enlisted in the U.S. Air Force during Desert Storm, 1989-1995, and also served in the U.S. Army Reserves, 1Lt. 2001-2004, JAG Corps. Victoria is a national expert on the VA Wartime Pension for veterans and their widows who need additional assistance with activities of daily living and helping them qualify for and receive tax-free income from the VA to pay for it. Victoria graduated from Valdosta State University with a B.A. in Psychology and then University of Nebraska, College of Law. In 2014, Victoria was awarded with the Alumni Master Award from the University of Nebraska.
Victoria is a Certified Elder Law Attorney through The National Elder Law Foundation and has been named as the only attorney in Georgia as “Fellow” of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). Victoria was appointed by Governor Perdue to the Georgia Council on Aging, 2010 – 2016 and was awarded Dekalb County Veteran of the Year, 2013. She is the author of 47 Secret Veterans Benefits for Seniors; Paying for Long Term Care – Financial Help for Wartime Veterans: The VA Aid & Attendance Benefit. Victoria has co-authored several books: Blooper Episodes in Estate Planning, Don’t Go Broke in a Nursing Home, and Protect Your IRA: Avoid the 5 Common Mistakes. Most notably, Victoria co-authored the National Best Seller, The Road to Success, with Jack Canfield, author of Chicken Soup for the Soul series.
About The Elder & Disability Law Firm
The Elder & Disability Law Firm was established to serve the legal needs of senior citizens when their healthcare needs increase. The Firm focuses its entire practice on Elder Law and Estate Planning matters, which encompasses the areas of Asset Protection, Medicaid Planning, VA Benefits planning, Estate and Special Needs Planning. Victoria Collier has grown her law practice through her personable nature and good management skills.