Judy Cuzzacrea Wagner will present a University at Buffalo HR Virtual Workshop on October 19 on preparing for caregiving. This series, intended for UB faculty and staff, focuses on wellness, working remotely and other professional development topics. A full description of Judy’s presentation is below:

The Covid-19 pandemic resulted in many families becoming caregivers because of the concern over safety and lack of access to facilities. Now, in addition to your life and responsibilities, a whole new commitment has been added to your already full plate. This session will address important considerations for planning when caring for an elderly or disabled family member at home. It will provide important information on different forms of Supplemental Needs Trusts for the protection of assets and excess income of the disabled individual while maintaining eligibility for government benefits. It will also cover special challenges when planning retirement benefits, reviews asset protection techniques, and Medicaid Planning considerations. It will also touch on the different forms of Guardianships.