Elder Law of Michigan offers a variety of programs and services that benefit the fields of law and aging and further our mission. Our role as national experts, trainers, advocates, and professionals empower our work in a growing number of areas.
Medicaid Boot Camp is a training opportunity for lawyers, social workers and other human services organizations to learn the ins and outs of Medicaid for older adults.
The Center for Elder Rights Advocacy, (CERA), provides national technical support for 27 Senior Legal Hotlines throughout the United States as part of the US Administration on Aging's National Legal Resource Center.
The Michigan Elder Economic Standard Initiative is redefining the conversation in the state and nationally about income security in retirement from deprivation (poverty) to sufficiency (what it costs to age in place in the community).
Elder Law of Michigan Pooled Trust gives trust beneficiaries and their families the peace of mind that comes from knowing the medical coverage and public benefits will be protected and that quality of life will be enhanced by using trust assets to meet personal, social and health needs that are not covered by existing benefits.
Elder Law of Michigan is pre-qualified to provide consulting services under the Michigan State Housing Development Authority's (MSHDA) Technical Assistance Program. For information about engaging Elder Law as a consultant please contact MSHDA at 517.241.1155.
Economic Security for Older Adults Remains Pressing Concern!
In 2013, Wider Opportunities for Women released an updated National Elder Economic Security Index! To learn more about the national situation for vulnerable older adults, particularly now as the country discusses entitlement reform, please visit this website.
For a quick look at Michigan data...