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Nuts and Bolts of Elder Law - CR111309

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Product includes audio files for the "Nuts and Bolts of Elder Law" CLE, presented on November 13, 2009. Audio files, course materials, seminar evaluation form, and Verification Affidavit will be sent electronically once payment is processed.
For CLE credit, record the codes heard in the course audio on the Verification Affidavit and submit the document to the CBA in accordance with the instructions in the document.

Nuts and Bolts of Elder Law

Presented by: Elder Law Section

About the Program: 
This introductory program to elder law will give attendees the ability to handle a wide array of legal issues facing Connecticut seniors. Participants will learn the ethical rules of representing seniors and how to deal with incapacity issues. Advocacy in nursing homes and assisted living facilities will also be discussed. Attendees will leave with a more developed understanding of the differences between public benefit programs, such as Medicare, Supplemental Security Income, Medicaid, and Social Security. Long-term care planning will receive special emphasis, including ways to qualify for Medicaid, the merits of special needs trusts, and obtaining long-term care insurance.

Faculty and Speakers: 
Program Co-chairs: 
Joseph A. Cipparone, Kepple Cole-Chu Cipparone Avena & Zaccaro PC, New London 
Laurel D. Mangan, Law Office of Laurel D. Mangan, Vernon 

Lois G. Andrews, Andrews & Young PC, New London 
Marilyn M. Denny, Greater Hartford Legal Aid, Inc., Hartford 
Andrew S. Knott, Knott & Knott LLC, Cheshire 
Margaret M. Murphy, Center for Medicare Advocacy, Willimantic 
Marilyn N. Toland, Toland Law Firm, Hamden

Program Schedule: 
9:00 Overview of Elder Law and Its Ethical Rules 
10:00 Incapacity Issues: Conservatorships, Durable Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, and Appointment of Health Care Representatives 
10:45 Break 
11:00 Housing Issues, Protective Services, and Nursing Home Rights 
12:00 Lunch 
1:00 Medicare and Social Security 
1:45 Break 
2:00 Long-term Care Planning 
2:45 Questions and Answers

Who Should Purchase: 
Newly admitted attorneys and attorneys interested in expanding their practice to include elder law. Accountants, social workers, and geriatric care managers who assist Connecticut seniors with housing issues, long-term care planning, and public benefits.

This seminar is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

CLE Credit: 5.0 Hours


****The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE.This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request.