On December 10th, 2012, Elder Law Attorney Rick Law spoke on “Affordable Healthcare in a Bankrupt State” at the 24th Annual Kane County Legislative Forum on Aging and Disability Issues. Rick discussed how the Deficit Reduction Act and the SMART Act will impact access to long-term care for seniors in Illinois.
Elder Care resource providers in attendance included the Elgin Senior Provider Network, the Kane County Senior Resources, and Area Agency on Aging – Northeastern Illinois.
In addition to seniors and their families, many high-profile legislators were in attendance, including Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen, Senator Linda Holmes, Senator-elect Karen McConnaughay, State Representative Bob Pritchard, State Representative Keith Farnham, staff members of Representative Kay Hatcher, and Senator-elect Jim Oberweis.
To learn more about how the Deficit Reduction Act and the SMART Act may affect you, give our office a call at 800-310-3100.