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Elder Law and Special Needs News

June 2021

 To Clients, Colleagues and Friends:

We are pleased to announce that Certified Elder Law Attorneys Julian Gray, Robert Schweitzer, and Caitlin Harper have all been named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers for 2021 in the area of Elder Law by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Magazine. Congratulations!

Featured Articles

What Do I Do Next?

We often receive questions from clients and friends about what to do before a crisis arises. The isolation around the current COVID crisis has furthered the discussion about being prepared for the inevitability of problems, mental and physical, of the aging process, as well as the possibility of a major catastrophe.

President Biden Proposes Billions in Increased Funding for Home Health Care
President Biden has introduced a plan to spend $400 billion over eight years on home and community-based care for the elderly and people with disabilities. The money would go to expand access to care and support higher-paying caregiving jobs.

What's In The News

Can Life Insurance Affect Your Medicaid Eligibility?
When applying for Medicaid, many people often forget about life insurance. But depending on the type of life insurance and the value of the policy, it can count as an asset.
Non-Borrowing Spouses of Reverse Mortgage Holders Receive Expanded Protections
The government has expanded access to protections for spouses of reverse mortgage holders who are not named in the loan document, allowing more such spouses the ability to stay in their home if the borrowing spouse dies or moves to a care facility.
Charge Against Mother Highlights Value of Adding an Extra Layer of Protection to a Special Needs Trust

A recent felony charge against the mother of a special needs child in Minnesota offers a good reason why professional oversight of a special needs trust may be a good idea.  


Karen S. Timko, CELA has been with the firm for 10 years!

Karen concentrates her practice in the areas of elder law including asset preservation planning; Medicaid qualification; Veteran benefits planning; special needs planning for people with disabilities; trust and estate planning and trust and estate administration.

Karen is a valuable part of the JGA team!  Thank you for your years of service to the firm and our clients. 


Julian Gray Associates - Monthly Caregiver Support Group

Join Certified Elder Law Attorney Colin A. Morgan and Social Worker Sue Cardello for an eveing of discussion, helpful tips and resources for caregivers.

WHEN: Third Wednesday of each month

TIME:    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

WHERE:  Julian Gray Associates 954 Greentree Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15220 (Attendance also available via Zoom)


Erinn Sentner-Mule' at 412-458-6002 or email

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