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E-Newsletter of February 5, 2013 | Vol. 6, No. 5

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Elder Law News

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Parents push for housing options for adult disabled children | Star Tribune

Maple Grove official is charged with fleecing her dying dad | Star Tribune

Coon Rapids man sentenced for swindling elderly man | Pioneer Press

Legislators worry about costs as they weigh expanding Medicaid to cover low-income adults | Star Tribune

CEOs: Raise age for Social Security and Medicare | Star Tribune

Seniors have more alternatives to nursing homes than ever, but payment is a challenge | Star Tribune

Baby boomers caught in middle supporting parents, children may find some tax relief | Star Tribune

The ‘Granny Pod’ and Lennar NEXTGEN Homes – Are They for You? | Star Tribune

Submitted by Joel Smith, Esq.
joel@koslawfirm.com

 

Relative Care Givers Catch a Break | Star Tribune

Submitted by Ann Hagerty, Esq.
ahagerty@plutolegal.com




Elder Law Cases

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There are no new cases to report this week. 


Elder Law Statutes, Regulations, and Bulletins

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There are no new statutes, regulations or bulletins to report this week. 


Upcoming Events and CLE Programs

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There are no upcoming events or CLE programs to report this week. 

 

Elder Law Section Activities

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MA COMMITTEE MEETING: The next MA Committee meeting will be at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19, 2013. The Medical Assistance Committee is a study group to analyze Elder Law Section member questions and case studies and to discuss administrative policies and procedures in relation to Medical Assistance in Minnesota.  Cathryn D. Reher of Long, Reher & Hanson, P.A., is Committee Chair.  For directions, or to attend by phone, please contact Tracie Fenske with Long, Reher & Hanson, P.A., at 952-929-0622 at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting. Topics for the meeting may be submitted to tfenske@mnelderlaw.com under the subject heading “MA Committee Topic”, or faxed to 952-542-9201. Please be reminded that the meeting location is: Estate & Elder Law Services (formerly MAO Legal Services), Monroe Village, 1900 Central Avenue NE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55418. The meeting takes place in the building’s conference room. There are a few parking spaces behind the building and lots of street parking. People should walk to the back of the building and come to the back door which faces directly into the meeting room.
 
GOVERNING COUNCIL: 
 The next meeting of the Elder Law Section Governing Council will be on Friday, February 15, 2013 at 3:30 pm. Please be reminded that the meeting location is: Estate & Elder Law Services (formerly MAO Legal Services), Monroe Village, 1900 Central Avenue NE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55418. The meeting takes place in the building’s conference room. There are a few parking spaces behind the building and lots of street parking. People should walk to the back of the building and come to the back door which faces directly into the meeting room.

For further information, please contact Laura Zdychnec, Chair, at: lzdychnec@mnelderlaw.com.

 

Elder Law Website

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DON'T FORGET THAT THE ELDER LAW WEBSITE IS A GREAT RESOURCE. Here’s what you can find on the Website:  Links to the DHS Health Care Programs Manual, the DHS Bulletin on treatment of uncompensated transfers, the Minnesota Bankers Association Compliance Bulletin on Powers of Attorney, legislative summary; Practice Links to organizations such as NAELA, ABA Commission on Law and Aging, Links to Federal and State Government Agencies, Statutes, and Regulations; Meeting Notices, Listings of Officers and Council Members, Section Bylaws, and more.

 

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