NAELA Journal Volume 12 Issue 1

Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income Eligibility

By  Georgia Burke, JD, Jennifer Goldberg, JD, and Kate Lang, JD
While much has improved since President Truman spoke these words, low-income older Americans still need opportunities to improve their health and maintain economic security.

A Perfect Storm: Agriculture and the Crime of the 21st Century

By  Brian Oltman, Esq.
A son cons his 75-year-old Alzheimer’s-inflicted mother out of the family’s century farm, leaving his siblings who are more involved with the farm with nothing. An elderly disabled couple is misled by a long-time neighbor to sell him their farm at su

Amending the Uniform Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Act

By  David M. English, JD
The Third National Guardianship Summit, which was held in 2011, recommended the adoption of 70 standards and recommendations relating to guardianship law and practice.

Case Note: Herting v. California Department of Health Care Services

By  Kevin Urbatsch, Esq.
Anyone who works as a special needs planner knows about the first-party special needs trust (SNT) payback provision of the Medicaid Act.

Case Note: Hillman v. Maretta

By  Kevin S. Lazar, Esq.
The U.S. Supreme Court, in an opinion delivered by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, unanimously held that states cannot override federal life insurance policy beneficiary designations.

Book Review: The Law and Ethics of Dementia

By  Charles P. Golbert, Esq.
The authors of the essays — which include clinicians, lawyers, and ethicists — are from different parts of the world although the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel are most heavily represented.

Spring 2016


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