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Professional Publications

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  • One copy of all of CANHR’s training materials and CDs are free to IOLTA Qualified Legal Services Programs. Contact the CANHR office for more information.

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Voices from Washington Webinar


This webinar will discuss how the new and proposed Federal laws will affect your elder law practice and your clients. The discussion will include the revised nursing home regulations, HR 1215 tort reform, the new threats to Medicaid and VA Aid & Attendance. Product is a downloadable movie recording (.mov) file. Before purchasing, please ensure that your computer is able to view .mov files. 

1.5 hours of MCLE credit is included with the download.

Understanding the New Medi-Cal Recovery Laws Webinar


This one-hour webinar will review the new provisions effective January 1, 2017: whose estate can be subject to recovery? what is and is not included in “estate” for the purposes of recovery? do spouses need to worry about recovery anymore? What is a homestead of modest value in California? These and other questions will be answered. Presented by Patricia McGinnis, CANHR Executive Director and Peter Stern, Esq.
Includes webinar recording (mov.file), 1 hour MCLE, and Materials

2015 Attorney Estate Planning Webinar Series


All four trainings are recorded in video format and will include the slides in PDF format on a flash drive for $50.00. The series of four (4) webinar sessions include:

  1. Medi-Cal Basics Part I & II
  2. Special Needs Trusts in the Era of SSA’s Challenges
  3. Understanding VA Aid and Attendance Benefits.

1.5 MCLE credits for each session, including paralegal and Legal Specialization credits (6 hours in all.)

Attorney Reference Manual USB Drive


This Attorney Reference Manual includes pertinent federal laws and guidelines; selected state regulations currently in use for long term care Medi-Cal; selected All County Welfare Directors letters and policies and procedures from the Medi-Cal Eligibility Branch; relevant correspondence with State officials regarding implementation of MCCA and OBRA 93 provisions; and special sections on trusts and annuities and Medi-Cal Recovery.

2014 Affordable Care Act and Estate Planning for Long Term Care (CD of Webinar Series)


Materials cover these subjects:

  • Affordable Care Act Implementation in California
  • Special Needs Trusts & the Affordable Care Act
  • Long Term Care Insurance and Remedies
  • Medi-Cal Recovery and the Affordable Care Act
CD includes all webinar videos, PDFs of the slides and the MCLE forms. Recorded in May and June 2014. MCLE & Paralegal Credit 6 Hours.

A Consumer’s Guide to Financial Considerations and
Medi-Cal Eligibility (April 2017)


Outlines requirements for Medi-Cal. Includes discussion of protection of assets, including the home, when a spouse enters a nursing home. Booklets available in English, Spanish and Chinese.
Bulk Prices Available.

Toxic Medicine: What You Should Know to Fight the Misuse of Psychoactive Drugs in Nursing Homes.

Free Download (pdf)

This new guidebook covers the basics regarding psychoactive drugs in nursing homes, from a description of their uses and side effects to an examination of the applicable laws. Releasing the guide is just the first stage of CANHR's 2010 Campaign to End Inappropriate Drugging of California Nursing Home Residents. Click here to Read more...

2011 Elimination of Bias - Audio CD


A one-hour discussion of aging bias issues that affect lawyers and law offices. The discussion includes an introduction to basic aging bias, a review of age discrimination laws that apply to employers, and concludes with constructive tips for eliminating age bias in law offices. Qualifies for Elimination of Bias MCLE required by the State Bar of California.

An Advocates Guide to Nursing Home Evictions CD 2007


General overview of the law regarding evictions from skilled nursing facilities and how to legally challenge them. CD has forms in both MS Word and PDF formats.

Resident Rights Enforcement CD 2007


CD includes forms, procedures and samples for effective litigation on behalf of nursing home residents. CD has forms in both MS Word and PDF formats.

California Conservatorship Defense – A Guide for Advocates

Free Download

This Guide is believed to be the first publication devoted exclusively to the representation of probate conservatees faced with deprivations of their rights. The issues covered include the ethical implications of representing a person with alleged mental capacity problems, fighting the standard of proof, and ways of limiting a conservator’s powers. The Guide is available for $10. Legal services programs are eligible for a free copy.

A Small Claims Guide for RCFE Residents with CD (2009)


This guide is designed to assist RCFE (Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly) residents in protecting their rights, helping them resolve violations of their rights and, if applicable, receiving compensation for an RCFE’s bad conduct through small claims court.
Bulk Prices Available.

A Small Claims Guide for Nursing Home Residents with CD (2008)


This guide is designed to assist nursing home residents in protecting their rights, helping them resolve violations of their rights and, if applicable, receiving compensation for the nursing home’s bad conduct through small claims court.
Bulk Prices Available.

Continuing Care Retirement Communities: Is One Right for You? (2009)

Free Download (pdf)

A 14- page consumer’s guide that provides essential information to make an informed decision regarding whether a Continuing Care Retirement Community is right for you. It includes a 4-page personal questionnaire insert, Points to Consider for CCRC Consumers, to aid in your decision-making. Click above to download a free copy of the Guide and the insert.

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