This program, presented by certified elder law attorney Katie Casey and by Britta Larson, Senior Services Director at Center on Halsted, will discuss the challenges LGBTQ+ individuals may experience when planning for later life. We will discuss strategies that can be used to build strong relationships, what makes an effective care plan, and what documents, resources, and information are needed to help ensure a secure future.
Our presentation will occur at Belmont Village Senior Living of Lincoln Park. Complimentary parking and refreshments provided for all who register.
About our presenter:
Katie Casey is one of only a few Certified Elder Law Attorneys in Illinois. She has practiced exclusively in elder law since 2004. Her practice focuses on long term care planning, estate planning, special needs planning, Medicaid planning and applications, and probate and trust administration. She devotes a substantial portion of her time to helping families plan for the care of a loved one with a chronic care need. Katie represents her clients with a continuity of care that extends from the creation of a long-term care plan through the execution, implementation, and administration of that plan.
Since 2016, Katie has been named as an “Leading Lawyer” in the fields of Elder Law and Trust, Will, and Estate Planning Law by the Leading Lawyers Network. Less than 5% of all lawyers licensed in each state have receive the distinction of Leading Lawyer. Katie has also been nominated by her peers as an Illinois Super Lawyer in the field of Elder Law each year since 2021. The Super Lawyer list recognizes no more than 5% of attorneys in each state. Katie is a frequent speaker with IICLE on topics including estate and Medicaid planning with retirement benefits and estate and Medicaid planning for married couples. Katie has also co- authored “Chapter 4 – Drafting Self-Settled OBRA Trusts” for the 2020 Edition of IICLE’s “Special Needs Trusts” publication.
With special thanks to our host, Belmont Village!