2-3-19 As Seen in the Buffalo News - Bruce Reinoso, Esq. Featured in "How to keep nursing home costs from devouring your life savings."
Posted on February 03, 2019
How to keep nursing home costs from devouring your life savings
By Lou Michel|Published February 3, 2019
Lawrence A. Cappiello writes a check each month for about $12,000 to pay his wife’s nursing home costs.
“Two years ago, I was worth half a million dollars,” the 91-year-old Town of Lockport man said. “In less than two more years, our savings will be gone.”
Cappiello suffers from a case of nursing home sticker shock, though he says he should have known better.
Before he retired 25 years ago as a professor at the University of Buffalo, he taught an introductory course on health care and human services that included the costs to consumers. Click here to read the article in its entirety.