Events

Law School for Social Workers - VIRTUAL

Posted by Beth Cohen King on Aug 25, 2021 9:40:48 AM

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Learn all the law you need to know to work with your older clients and those with disabilities. You’ll also receive four CEU credits.

About this event

Join Margolis & Bloom at our annual Law School for Social Workers virtually, and learn all the law you need to know to work with your older clients and those with disabilities. You’ll also receive three CEU credits.

Speakers: Jeffrey A. Bloom, Patricia C. D'Agostino, Sarah Hartline, Laura Goodman

Cost: $35 ( all proceeds to go to FCSN -Federation for Children with Special Needs)

Topics:

MassHealth Community Benefits – An overview of the various MassHealth programs available to help seniors and disabled individuals to receive assistance with the cost of care at home or in an assisted living facility. (The rules have changed since last year.)

MassHealth Eligibility for Nursing Home Care – Summary of the MassHealth eligibility rules for coverage of nursing home care and ways to protect the spouse of a nursing home resident from depleting all her assets.

Guardianship & Conservatorship – A description of the guardianship and conservatorship requirements and process, alternatives to guardianship and conservatorship, and planning steps everyone can take to avoid guardianship and conservatorship.

Special Needs Planning - A look into the intricacies of special needs planning, including naming guardians, creating trusts, choosing trustees, finding care providers, and arranging housing as necessary.

The link will be sent to registrants in advance of Friday, October 8th

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Topics: MassHealth planning, law school for social workers, guardianship, special needs planning, MassHealth, elder care, MassHealth applications, conservatorship

WEBINAR RECORDING - Update on Treatment of Irrevocable Trusts in MassHealth Eligibility, and What to do

Posted by Beth Cohen King on Jul 29, 2019 2:00:35 PM

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Sarah Hartline, Senior Associate at Margolis & Bloom, discusses how irrevocable trusts are currently treated in MassHealth applications, and how best to make changes to your irrevocable trust to help secure MassHealth eligibility.

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Topics: trusts, MassHealth planning, MassHealth, irrevocable trust

[Webinar] MassHealth Planning and Real Estate

Posted by Beth Cohen King on Nov 19, 2018 3:00:08 PM

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If you need MassHealth coverage of your long-term care, you can keep your house. But MassHealth will place a lien on it and expect to recover its costs from the house either upon its sale or from your estate.
 
This webinar explores the MassHealth rules around real estate and steps you can take to protect your home for your spouse and children.
 
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Topics: MassHealth planning, real estate