There are 10,000 people turning 65 every day and going on Medicare. That rate is expected to continue until 2029, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. About 70 percent of them can expect to use some kind of long-term care during their lives.

As Baby Boomers age, the issues associated with elder law is becoming more and more critical and important to a large percentage of our population. In my opinion, the need for extended custodial care is the blind spot of most people’s retirement planning.

Certified elder law attorney Monica Franklin has dedicated her practice to helping elders and their families.