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)
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