Special Needs Spotlight Webinar Series: Considering Residential Options
Considering Residential Options
When: Friday, October 2, 2020
noon – 1:00 p.m.
About Shana Siegel
Shana Siegel concentrates her practice in the area of elder law, focusing on representing seniors, individuals with special needs, and their families in connection with life care planning, public benefits, trust and estate planning, and long-term care advocacy. As one of the few Certified Elder Law Attorneys (CELA) in northern New Jersey to be certified by the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF), she has extensive experience in probate and estate administration, asset preservation, supplemental and special needs trusts, planning for disability, guardianship and estate litigation, resident rights, health care decision-making, Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance appeals.
Shana has been involved in health and long-term care issues for over 25 years. She is a past president of the New Jersey Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), where she regularly met with legislators and government officials on behalf of the elder law bar and their clients. In 2015, Shana was invited to join NAELA’s prestigious Council of Advanced Practitioners (CAP). Additionally, Shana is a member of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association, the New Jersey State Bar Elder & Disability Law Section, and the Life Care Planning Law Firms Association.
About the Special Needs Spotlight Webinar Series
Every parent of a child with special needs worries about what will happen if (or when) they predecease their child. Throughout this series, Shana and her guests addressed legal, financial, care, and psychosocial issues, such as guardianship, public benefits, ABLE accounts, life care planning, supported decision-making, residential options, etc.