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Crain’s Detroit quotes Chris Berry, Michigan Elder Law Attorney

Attorney Christopher Berry, elder law attorney, now with The Elder Care Firm with offices in Brighton, Livonia, Bloomfield Hills, and Novi was quoted in Crain’s Business as it relates to nursing home costs and Medicaid.

The Crain’s Detroit article was entitled:

Nursing home aims to balance Medicaid payments, quality of care

When reporters in Michigan are looking for quotes as it relates to long-term care, Medicaid, Medicare and other issues affecting Michigan retirees, they often turn to long-term care experts like Chris Berry, who is estate planning and elder law attorney looking to help as many Michigan families as possible when it comes to retirement planning, long-term care planning and estate planning.

In the article, attorney Chris Berry is quoted as saying:

Chris Berry, an elder care attorney, in Bloomfield Hills, said he represents families on Medicaid who sometimes have a difficult time placing relatives in high-quality nursing homes.

“When a nursing home is needed, we want our clients to get into the best one possible,” Berry said. “Some nursing homes play a little game. We accept Medicaid, they say, but we don’t have any Medicaid beds available. But if it is private pay or Medicare, they have beds.”

Chris Berry is now with The Elder Care Firm and has founded The CJ Berry Group to help families plan for the retirement and leaving a legacy to their loved ones.

https://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20140420/NEWS/304209990/nursing-home-aims-to-balance-medicaid-payments-quality-of-care

Attorney Christopher J. Berry, Esq., CELA helps with estate planning and is the creator of The Castle Trust ™ which is a form of asset protection trust that helps protect against the devastating cost of long-term care.  In addition to his law practice and financial planning practice, he is also the host of a weekly radio show and podcast, The Chris Berry Show, which airs every Sunday and is available from iTunes and Spotify.

To reach Christopher Berry or his estate planning and elder law firm, call (888) 390-4360.  For reporters or media inquiries, please use the same number and a time will be scheduled.

About Christopher J. Berry, JD., CELA

Christopher J. Berry, JD., CELA is the founder of two interrelated companies that provide financial services and legal services to Michigan families. Chris is the founding President of a law firm that does estate and elder law planning (The Elder Care Firm). The second company is a firm that provides holistic wealth, estate and tax planning for clients using a client-centered best-interest process (The CJ Berry Group). The companies are located in Metro-Detroit. Christopher J. Berry is a nationally-recognized estate and financial planning expert, quoted in publications like Kiplinger's Retirement. Chris Berry is an invited presenter for some of the world’s top financial companies, money managers and industry associations such as Northwestern Mutual, Mass Mutual, John Hancock, Michigan Association of CPA's, Society of Financial Service Professionals, Financial Planning Association and the Institute of Continued Legal Education, to name a few.Nationwide, Merrill Lynch, Transamerica, Jackson National, Morgan Stanley, American Institute of CPAs, National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and several Financial Planning Associations. Christopher Berry is the author of The Caregiver's Legal Guide to Planning for a Loved one with Chronic Illness. Additionally, Chris Berry has co-authored two other books Tax-Free Money for Long-term Care and Protect My IRA: Avoid the 5 Common Mistakes.
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