Wednesday, April 23, 2008

PBA Elder Law Section's Spring '08 Newsletter & Meeting

On April 14, 2008, the editors of the Newsletter of the Elder Law Section, of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, announced release of the Spring, 2008 Newsletter issue (PDF, 36 pages).

An email message to Section Members from Robert C. Gerhard III, Esq., of Glenside, PA, announced that issue's availability on the PBA's website:

I have attached a link to the most recent edition of the Elder Law Section's Newsletter. I wish to thank the contributors for their time in writing some terrific articles.

Patricia Graybill from PBA, Julian Gray, Esq. and Ellen Wase Esq. and I were the editors this time around. If you have an article idea that you would like to write for the next newsletter -- or have somebody else write -- please just let me know.
The articles are timely, well-researched, practical, and helpful, both to practitioners and to their clients.

The Table of Contents on the first page lists the articles in the Spring, 2008 issue of the Section's Newsletter:
  • Message From the Chair (p. 1)
  • PBA Elder Law Section Day and Annual Meeting (p. 3)
  • Other Upcoming PBA Events (p. 3)
  • Invitation to Join the Newly Created PAELA (p. 4)
  • Status of Assisted Living in Pennsylvania (p. 4)
  • Residency and Spousal Impoverishment Protections (p. 5)
  • Elder Law Numbers Quick Reference (p. 8)
  • Section Leadership List (p. 9)
  • Jeffrey Marshall Receives Excellence in Elder Law Award (p. 9)
  • Renewal of the PDA Over-60 Waiver (p. 10)
  • PAELA’s Comment Submission on the PDA Waiver Renewal (p. 17)
  • Contact the Editors (p. 18)
  • Medicare Savings Programs — Save Your Clients Nearly $100/Month! (p. 19)
  • Understanding and Working with Nursing Homes: Things Attorneys Really Need to Know (p. 20)
  • Practice Pointers: Post-Eligibility Medicaid Planning (p. 23)
  • Penn State Dickinson Clinical Law Students Expand Outreach Through “Senior Law Day” (p. 25)
  • Check Out the Pennsylvania SeniorLAW Helpline (p. 26)
  • Help with Your PBA Elder Law Section Listserv (p. 27)
  • Legislative Update (p. 29)
The Newsletter also announced the next membership meeting of the PBA Elder Law Section to be held on Monday, April 28, 2008, at Pennsylvania Bar Institute headquarters, 5080 Ritter Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.

This is the published Agenda:
  • 11:00 a.m. -- Section Business meeting/Election of Officers and Council members
  • 12:00 Noon -- Buffet lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. -- Adjournment
The registration form for the meeting is found on page 3 of the current Newsletter.