Elaine Schwartz advocates for the elderly in Florida who are in need of legal help in a number of areas, such as physical, social and financial. With her background in addressing the issues of disabilities, estate planning or long-term care, she helps families with a variety of needs, such as asset preservation, Medicaid eligibility, probate, wills, assisted living and more. She seeks to fight for the needs of this population and strives to protect their assets and quality of life.
As a member of the Florida House of Representatives, she has a track record of defending the rights of the elderly. Her background in politics speaks for itself, and her voting record on the issues is clear as she advocates for the rights of those in their golden years. She is also available to speak to groups on related legal issues, including elder care, assisted living, estate planning and residents’ rights. As a respected member of the community, she has a number of contacts with other professionals and can liaison with them to solve the problems of the elderly. She offers individuals assistance to those who need a representative in government relations services.
With the aging of baby boomers, more of the population is approaching their golden years. In some cases, those who cater to this group of people have taken advantage of their vulnerability. These individuals might need a respected attorney who advocates for the rights of the elderly. Ms. Schwartz will represent clients who pursue legal claims against assisted-living facilities, nursing homes or even home-care companies.
Statistics show that the population continues to age with 35 million people in this nation over the age of 64. That figure is expected to reach about 70 million people by 2030. Currently, more than 1.5 million people reside in assisted-living facilities, while 10 million people benefit from some type of long-term care. As the numbers of people receiving assistance increases, so will the incidents of negligence or abuse by providers and facilities. Ms. Schwartz seeks to protect the rights of clients who have suffered at the hands of caregivers. Whether she settles cases out-of-court for a quicker resolution or pursues a jury trial, she will find a strategy that works for her client’s needs.