Posts in category "Elder Law"

LGBT Elders Deserve Welcoming Service Providers

This year, National Coming Out Day was held on October eleventh, and I cannot help but think of the irony that day brings for thousands of LGBT older adults who require long term services and supports (LTSS). As recently reported in the Washington Post (here), identifying LGBT friendly LTSS providers is ridiculously (and unnecessarily) difficult.... Read more »

7th Annual IICLE* Elder Law Conference - Day Two

Day Two at Hamburger University: Continued sessions on the new Medicaid eligibility rules dominated the second day of the IICLE conference. Constance Burnett Renzie (from Aurora’s Elder Law Center) and Janna Dutton (from Chicago’s Dutton & Casey) prepared excellent materials on determining eligibility for Medicaid. The changes brought on Illinois’ implementation of the Deficit Reduction Act rules will... Read more »

7th Annual IICLE* Elder Law Conference

Hard to believe, but  it is that time of year again. The annual Elder Law Conference began today and will continue through tomorrow. I estimated there where nearly 200 hundred attorneys in attendance at today’s session. Today’s topics included: The Continuum of Capacity and the  Dementia Process Civil Unions: Unmarried Elder Law Client Couples’ Long... Read more »
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