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Disability Benefits Under the Social Security Act: What an Elder Law Attorney Needs to Know

Elder law attorneys are likely to encounter candidates for disability benefits in two scenarios: (1) individuals with disabilities who are unable to work but not quite old enough for full retirement benefits or for aged SSI, and/or (2) clients concerned about future planning for their child or children with disabilities. This session will cover eligibility for each of the four types of disability benefits (DIB, CDB, DWB, SSI), applications, the disability determination process, the appeals process, maintaining benefits after entitlement, representation issues, and challenging situations where the potential applicant is unable to assist with the application process.

Non-Penalized and Advanced Medicaid Planning

This session features Medicaid planning strategies, such as Medicaid-compliant annuities, gifting as well as non-penalized transfers of real estate, and other resources to achieve Medicaid qualification while preserving assets. The speaker will outline the steps necessary to execute these Medicaid strategies and the pitfalls to avoid potential problems.

Financing Long-Term Care Costs Without Public Benefits

• Private Reverse Mortgages • Annuities • Long-term Care Insurance

Nuts and Bolts of Medicaid Applications

An overview of the application process for Illinois Medicaid and includes: a brief review of the laws and regulations pertaining to Long Term Care or AABD Medicaid; the eligibility requirements and verification process; and potential outcomes, such as the application of spend downs and penalty periods.

Supreme Court Commission on Elder Law

Learn how the recently established commission will work with the Illinois Supreme Court to address a variety of legal issues affecting seniors in Illinois and across the nation.

Tax Planning for the Elderly: You Really Don’t Want to Miss This

It’s time to get back to the basics. This session will review every tax we can find that affects the elderly in a format that is easy to remember and entertaining

Back to the Future: Electronic Wills, Notarizations, and the Illinois Trust Code

Do laws passed in 2021 still have your head spinning? This provides a condensed review and update on: Electronic Wills and Remote Witnesses Act, Amendments to the Illinois Notary Public Act; and Amendments to the Illinois Trust Code