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Massachusetts Elder Law

Explore Massachusetts-specific elder law issues, from Medicaid through trial advocacy, tax and guardianship.
Publisher: Matthew Bender
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ISBN: 9781579118945
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This second edition reflects changes of the past decade which reshaped elder law and how it is practiced. While Medicaid is still a primary concern, this title also covers trial advocacy issues and updated tax materials. The text discusses the greater reliance on durable powers of attorney and health care proxies. Leading practitioners in elder law provide you with a concise single-source reference addressing vital topics, including heightened conflict in guardianship appointments and management, the evolution of the Social Security System, end-of-life care, and even practice management.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Elders and Elder Law

Chapter 2 Counseling Elders

Chapter 3 Financial Management and Planning For
Retirement

Chapter 4 Estate Planning

Chapter 5 Planning For Incapacity: Financial
Management

Chapter 6 Planning For Medical Decisions: Incapacity
and End of Life

Ch. 6A Disability Planning for the Next Decade with Practice Examples

Chapter 7 Health Insurance

Chapter 8 Long-Term Care Insurance

Chapter 9 MassHealth Eligibility

Chapter 10 MassHealth Penalties For Transfers

Chapter 11 Asset Protection Strategies Regarding Long-term
Care

Chapter 12 MassHealth Benefits Request Procedures

Chapter 13 Guardianships and Conservatorships

Chapter 14 Housing and Non-Institutional Alternatives

Chapter 15 Nursing Homes

Chapter 16 Litigating Elder Issues

Chapter 17 Managing an Elder Law Practice