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2019 Fall Conference

  • The Place at Innsbrook 4036-C Cox Road Glen Allen, VA (map)

2019 Fall Conference

Friday, September 13, 2019

The Place at Innsbrook, Glen Allen, VA

Registration is closed.

The 2019 Fall Conference has been approved for 4.5 CLE credit hours including (1.5) credit hours for Ethics and 4.5 GAL credit hours for qualified guardians ad litem for incapacitated persons.


8:30 am - 9:00 am Light Continental Breakfast; Visit Sponsors & Exhibitors

9:00 am – 10:00 am The Good and Bad of Senior Housing Options Moderator - Yahne Miorini, Esq.

Panelists: Leigh Melton, Esq., Kate Caldwell, Nancy Fagan, Andrea Cocito and Joey Lynch-Flohr

10:00 am – 10:15 am Break; Visit Sponsors & Exhibitors

10:15 am – 11:15 am Private Pay Options of Care Moderator - Laura Evans, Esq.

  • Long term Care Insurance Contracts – Jennifer Rossettini, Esq.

  • Reverse Mortgages – Laurie MacNaughton and James Warns

  • CCRC Contracts – Loretta Morris Williams, CELA, CAP

11:15 am - 12:15 pm What’s Next After Medicaid Waivers, Community Based Waivers for Disabled Adults - Ed Zetlin, Esq. and Ann Green, Esq.

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch Sponsored by Members Trust Company; Visit Sponsors & Exhibitors

1:30 pm – 1:45 pm VAELA Update by President

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm Adding Veteran’s Benefits to Your Elder Care Toolkit - Angela N. Manz, Esq. and Harold “Bart” Barton, Esq.

  • Intersection of Medicaid and Veteran’s Benefits (and differences)

  • Screening and Qualifying Clients for VA Pension

  • Utilizing VA Health Care Services (extended care services, hospice, etc.)

  • Update on Recent Changes to VA Regulations & Procedures

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Break; Visit Sponsors & Exhibitors

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Ethical Issues Surrounding Medicaid Planning - Evan Farr, CELA, CAP

Agenda as of 05.30.19 and is subject to change.

VAELA thanks the following for their support of the 2019 Fall Conference:

Lunch Sponsor

Members Trust Company


Caring Considerations

Commonwealth Community Trust

Conquer the Clutter

ElderTree Care Management

Home Care Assistance

Right at Home Northern Virginia

The McCammon Group

Veterans Information Services, Inc.

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Earlier Event: September 12
VA CLE Advanced Elder Law Seminar
Later Event: September 14
VAELA Board of Directors Retreat