Certified Elder law Attorney Patrick G. Curley to Offer Medicaid Protection Presentation", March 31, 2009

Wakefield, MA - On Thursday, April 9th, Attorney Patrick G. Curley will offer an educational presentation at Pilgrim Rehabilitation and Nursing Center on "Changes in Medicaid Law: Legal steps you can take to protect yourself, your family and your assets". Free to the public, complimentary refreshments and snacks will be available at 5:00 p.m. and the presentation will begin at 5:30 p.m.

This presentation will offer proven strategies seniors can put in place today to protect themselves for the future. Attorney Curley will review the major changes in Medicaid laws, the role of Trusts, the importance of avoiding guardianship, the benefits and limitations of a Homestead Declaration, and the legal impact of different forms of real estate ownership. Whether you (or an elder family member) are pre-planning or in the midst of crisis, this session will give you valuable actions you can implement immediately.

"We are excited to have Attorney Curley present for the third straight year at Pilgrim," said Ann Ullmann, Clinical Liaison at Pilgrim. "As one of the few Certified Elder Law Attorneys in Massachusetts, and a skilled public speaker, Attorney Curley always offers valuable information and strategies to our residents, their families, and interested members of the public."

If you would like to attend Curley's presentation, please reserve a space by calling Alison at Pilgrim at 978-532-0303 x119. Pilgrim is located at 96 Forest Street in Peabody.

Attorney Curley is one of only 20 Certified Elder Law Attorneys in Massachusetts.

The National Elder Law Foundation (NELF) is the only national organization accredited by the American Bar Association to certify attorneys in Elder Law. NELF is a private organization, whose standards for certification are not regulated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. More information about Patrick and Curley Law Firm LLP can be found on the firm's website: www.CurleyLawFirm.com.