Free Seminar

“Planning For The Catastrophic Costs Of Long-Term Care” 



Wednesday, April  3, 2019  
4:00 PM Free Seminar
 Law Office of Vanarelli & Li, LLC
242 St. Paul Street
Westfield, NJ 07090


Health care issues increase as we age, and become more complex. Please join Donald D. Vanarelli, Esq., Certified Elder Law Attorney, as he discusses numerous ways to plan ahead and presents various strategies to pay for long-term care needed in later life.


Learn How You Can Utilize Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, Veterans Benefits, and Private Long-Term Care Insurance To Protect The Assets Of New Jersey Families From Catastrophic Long-Term Care Expenses And Nursing Home Costs.
Seminar Will Be Followed By A Question/Answer Session.

Topics Include:

  • What are my care options and costs?

  • How do I pay for care when it is needed?

  • Government Sources for Payment of Long Term Care: Medicare, Medicaid and VA Pension Benefits.

  • Basic asset protection strategies for everyone.

Donald D. Vanarelli argues before the New Jersey Supreme Court.

Donald D. Vanarelli, Esq.

Vanarelli & Li, LLC devotes a significant portion of its practice to Elder Law and Special Needs Planning, legal specialties focusing on the special needs and legal problems of the elderly, the disabled and their families.

Light food and drink will be served

Call (908) 232-7400 or fill out the “Contact Us” form here to make reservations for this free seminar on April 3rd

This seminar is free but reservations are required.  Space is limited so call or register using the “Contact Us” form.

Please note: Your information is held in the strictest confidence and is never provided to third parties without your consent.

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Donald D. Vanarelli has been a practicing attorney since 1983 in New Jersey and New York. Don provides legal services in the areas of elder law, estate planning, trust administration, special education, special needs planning and trial advocacy, including probate litigation, will contests, contested guardianships and elder abuse trials.

Don is a Certified Elder Law Attorney, an Accredited Veterans Attorney and a Past Chair of the Elder and Disability Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Don is a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest honor given by the New Jersey State Bar Association – Elder and Disability Law Section. The Lifetime Achievement Award is bestowed on an attorney with an established history of distinguished service who has made significant contributions in the field of elder and disability law throughout his or her career. Recently, Don was selected by the New Jersey Law Journal as a Top Rated New Jersey Lawyer in 2019.

Don is actively involved in trial advocacy on behalf of elderly and disabled citizens. Don was lead counsel representing the plaintiff in a seminal estate planning / guardianship / Medicaid planning case entitled In re Keri, 181 N.J. 50 (2004), in which the New Jersey Supreme Court, for the first time, permitted guardians to engage in public benefits planning to obtain Medicaid eligibility for their wards. Don also represented the plaintiff in a pivotal case entitled Saccone v. Police and Firemen’s Retirement System, 219 N.J. 369 (2014) in which the New Jersey Supreme Court, for the first time, permitted a special needs trust to be designated as the beneficiary of a state pension. Don was also co-counsel representing the plaintiff in Galletta v. Velez, Civil No. 13-532 (D.N.J. June 3, 2014) in which a federal court ruled, for the first time, that a pension from the Department of Veterans Affairs may not be counted as income in determining Medicaid eligibility.

When he’s not working, Don spends his time with his wife, Marion, and his three children, Julianne, Evan and Alex.