Former fellow, Paul Black, who has established his own elder law firm, serves as a national editorial board member for NAELA News and recently published an article, "Reverse Mortgages and the Current Financial Crisis," in the NAELA Journal, Volume 8, Number 1, Spring 2012.

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The Utah Law Review's special issue with the Third National Guardianship Summit recommendations and papers is now available. The Borchard Center on Law & Aging was a major sponsor of the summit. Center delegates included former fellow Catheryn Koss and co-director Edward S. Spurgeon, while co-director Mary Jane Ciccarello was a group facilitator. 

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Maureen Henry is a 2012-2013 Residential Fellow in Washington, D.C., with The Atlantic Philanthropies Health & Aging Policy Fellows Program

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Rachel (Frazier) Gershon, a former Borchard fellow who is now with the Center for Health Law and Economics at the UMass Medical School, has co-authored a report examining the key components of the most recent Massachusetts health reform law as they pertain to the Massachusetts Medicaid program.

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Evin Isaacson is a co-author of the newly released National Senior Citizens Law Center's Advocates Guide to Medicaid Long Term Services and Supports. According to NSCLC, this new guide offers advocates a primer on the law that impacts Medicaid-funded HCBS. It also explains the different programs states can use to provide HCBS and highlights key resources and tools to use when advocating to expand and preserve Medicaid coverage of LTSS services in individual states.

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The Borchard Foundation Center on Law & Aging is pleased to announce the apointment of Edwin Boyer as the first Borchard Distinguished Professorial Lecturer in Elder Law at the Stetson Law School in Florida.

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Caroline Manley has been working with the Center for Disability & Elder Law in Chicago during her Borchard Fellowship year to create legal clinics for seniors in suburban communities. She has been selected as an Equal Justice Works Fellow to continue her work which will be sponsored by The Chicago Bar Foundation. 

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Rebecca Vallas, a 2011-2012 Borchard fellow who is a staff attorney at Community Legal Services in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, published with co-author Elaine Alfano, "Children's SSI Disability Benefits at Risk...Again." Their article appears in the Clearinghouse Review: Journal of Poverty Law & Policy, May-June 2012, Volume 46, Numbers 1-2, pp. 61-69.

Rachel (Frazier) Gershon, a 2010-2011 Borchard fellow, published together with Gerald A. McIntyre, an article based on Rachel's fellowship work with the National Senior Citizens Law Center. The article is "Goldberg on Life Support at the Social Security Administration" and appears in the Clearinghouse Review: Journal of Poverty Law & Policy, May-June 2012, Volume 46, Numbers 1-2, pp. 51-60. 

 

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Professors Kim Dayton and Israel (Issi) Doron have published the second of three articles completed as a result of their 2010 research grant. The article is entitled Municipal Elder Law: A Minnesota Perspective and appears in The Elder Law Journal, Volume 20, Number 1, 2012.

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Margot Saunders of the National Consumer Law Center received a Borchard Academic Research Grant in 2011 to write on protecting older Americans' Social Social Security benefits from illegal seizure by banks. Her paper based on this research will be published soon and Ms. Saunders has been invited to give the keynote address (known as the Clifford Lecture) at the University of North Carolina School of Law's 2012 Banking Institute on March 29, 2012.

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