A Handbook for Guardians of Nursing Home Residents in Massachusetts

Demystifying Guardianship and Long-Term Care Medicaid

by John J. Ford



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/9/2005

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 269
ISBN : 9780595327140
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 269
ISBN : 9780595775217

About the Book

The Handbook is a must-read for any guardian of a resident of a nursing home. The Handbook demystifies guardianship laws and procedures and long-term care medicaid laws, rules, applications and appeals.

About the Author

John J. Ford has been the Director of the Elder Law Project at Neighborhood Legal Services in Lynn, Massachusetts, since May of 1997. He began his career with Neighborhood Legal Services as a law student in 1968, and has specialized in elder law issues for the last 27 years. During that time, he has written and lectured extensively on topics such as medicare, medicaid, guardianship, elder protective services and nursing home residents? rights. He has served on numerous boards, including the Alzheimer?s Association of Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the South Boston Community Health Center. He has received numerous awards for his efforts on behalf of elders.