Specializing in Florida Medicaid Planning and Veteran Benefit Planning 
​Broward (954) 472-5556 or ŸŸŸPalm Beach (561) 406-6886

Joanne Gerard, M.S.W., C.M.P.

Joanne Gerard

Joanne Gerard, M.S.W. is the owner and founder of Long Term Care Consulting Service. Established in 1982, LTCCS was the first agency in South Florida to focus specifically on Entitlement Programs and Benefit Planning.

Ms. Gerard received her M.S.W. with honors from Florida International University in 1983. Then in 2012 she became a Certified Medicaid Planner™ through the accredited Wealth Preservation Institute, as a charter member. Her 30-year Social Work background includes work in Adult Day Care and Hospital Social Services. She has served as chairperson for FL State District X, Long Term Care Ombudsmen Council, and has served on the executive board of the Alzheimer Association.

Recognized for her expertise, Ms. Gerard has frequently appeared as a featured speaker throughout the area, covering subjects ranging from Community Options to Medicaid and Veteran Benefit Planning.

Who We Are

We are social workers and we are experts in entitlement programs. As advocates for our clients, we help educate them on all the workable alternatives that are available to them.

Long Term Care Consulting Service, Inc. will help a spouse or family identify and negotiate aging services. In addition to providing referrals for various community support services, we also offer our clients legal services provided by an elder care attorney.