THE LONG-TERM CARE CONTINUUM: HELPING FAMILIES NAVIGATE THE TIMELINE OF LONG-TERM CARE AND QUALIFY FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
Speaker: Cheryl Jones – PK Law
Cheryl is an Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorney at Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law). Cheryl’s practice includes the preparation of estate planning and trust documents, powers of attorney and health care directives, estate and trust administration and asset protection. In addition, Cheryl advises families on elder law issues, particularly planning for the costs of long term care and Medical Assistance (“Medicaid”).
Sponsored by: BrightStar Care® of Baltimore City/County
Families with a loved one needing long term care often don’t know where to turn to get the answers they need. This seminar will emphasize to the attendees the importance of understanding and planning for the long term care timeline. Upon completion of the course, attendees will understand the long-term care continuum and be able to reassure and guide families on the types of and best practices for paying for long term care; spend-down exceptions for spouses; protecting the family home and other assets; and qualifying for Medicaid.
Recommended Attendees: This course is recommended for social workers, nursing case managers and others who provide guidance to families facing a loved one needing long term care.