Category Archives: Elder Law

MassHealth Still Considering Tightening Pooled Trust Regulations

The Boston Globe reports today that MassHealth is still considering treating pooled trusts set up by people over 65 as countable for determining nursing home MassHealth eligibility. The proposed changes, if enacted, would further limit items that seniors may spend down assets on without disqualifying them from receiving benefits.

Beverly Elder Abuse Rally Today

June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month. In honor of this, and to raise awareness concerning this important issue, a rally was held in front of Beverly City Hall today. According to literature provided by Scott Trenti, the Executive Director of SeniorCare Inc., an organization that has served elders and disabled adults on Cape Ann and…. Read More