News Archive

The news items below have been listed in the News box on ProtectingSeniors.com:

11-21-2017 Jim Koewler will discuss changes in federal and state laws and rules affecting people who need long term care at a meeting of the University Hospitals Bedford Medical Center Senior Network at the Solon Senior Center in Solon, Ohio as part of the Network’s Legislative Affairs Committee.

10-24-2017 Jim Koewler will discuss Legal Issues for People with Dementia at a meeting of the Professional Networking Group of Cleveland at the Kindred Stratford Commons in Solon, Ohio.

6-21-2017 Jim Koewler will speak at a two-day Continuing Legal Education seminar in Cleveland, Ohio sponsored by the National Business Institute entitled “Elder Law and Medicaid Planning:  Everything you Need to Know” (repeating the program from Akron.)  Jim will make three presentations on the first day of the seminar covering Medicaid Benefits and Eligibility Rules, Preserving Family Assets when Qualifying for Medicaid, and Medicaid Application Procedure and Tactics.

6-19-2017 Jim Koewler will speak at a two-day Continuing Legal Education seminar in Akron, Ohio sponsored by the National Business Institute entitled “Elder Law and Medicaid Planning:  Everything you Need to Know.”  Jim will make three presentations on the first day of the seminar covering Medicaid Benefits and Eligibility Rules, Preserving Family Assets when Qualifying for Medicaid, and Medicaid Application Procedure and Tactics.

6-8-2017 Jim Koewler will discuss Advance Directives:  Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, etc. at Kozmo’s Grill in Massillon, Ohio.  Continuing education credit will be available for social workers, counselors and nurses.

5-26-2017 Jim Koewler will discuss Ohio’s 2016 changes to its Medicaid eligibility rules at a meeting of Eldercare Professionals of Ohio at Chippewa Place in Brecksville, Ohio.

5-16-2017 Jim Koewler will discuss Ohio’s rules on Qualified Income Trusts (aka Miller Trusts) for people who need Medicaid to pay for long term care at a meeting of the University Hospitals Bedford Medical Center Senior Network at Light of Hearts Villa in Bedford, Ohio.

5-10-2017 Jim Koewler will discuss planning for retirement and for long term care at Youngstown State University.

5-3-2017 Jim Koewler will discuss Ethical Challenges in Case Management and Discharge Planning for Older Adults at University Hospitals Parma Medical Center.  Continuing Education credit will be available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

5-2-2017 Jim Koewler will discuss legal representation that can help people who need long term care and people who have special needs at a meeting of the Aging Services Network East at Euclid Hospital in Euclid, Ohio.

3-23-2017 Jim Koewler will discuss what must be done at the time someone retires to prepare for the future at a meeting of the Portage County (Ohio) Senior Services Network.

3-21-2017 Jim Koewler will discuss how families can get help from Medicaid and/or the Veterans Administration to help pay for long term care as part of a series of seminars on long term care issues by Visiting Angels of Canton, Senior Mortgage Advisors, and The Koewler Law Firm at the offices of Visiting Angels in Canton, Ohio.

3-21-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss how families can get help from Medicaid and/or the Veterans Administration as part of a continuing series of seminars on long term care issues by Visiting Angels of Canton, Liberty Home Equity Solutions, and The Koewler Law Firm at the offices of Visiting Angels in Canton, Ohio.

3-21-2017 Jim Koewler will present a Continuing Education Program at the annual Social Worker Luncheon hosted by the Summit Senior Sales, Administration and Marketing Association Social Worker Luncheon.  The luncheon will take place at the Natatorium in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 11:30 a.m.  Continuing Education credit will be available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.  The topic has not yet been finalized.

3-9-2017 Jim Koewler will discuss legal representation that can help people who need long term care and people who have special needs at a meeting of the Medina County Senior Services Network at the Medina County Department of Developmental Disabilities.

3-8-2017 Jim Koewler will discuss legal representation that can help people who need long term care and people who have special needs at a meeting of the Medina County Senior Services Network at the Medina County Department of Developmental Disabilities.

3-2-2017 Jim Koewler will discuss Ohio’s changes to Medicaid for long term care at Pearlview Care Center in Brunswick, Ohio.

2-23-2017 Jim Koewler will discuss what must be done at the time someone retires to prepare for the future at a meeting of the Portage County (Ohio) Senior Services Network at the Family and Community Services Building, Ravenna, Ohio.

2-23-2017 Jim Koewler will discuss what must be done at the time someone retires to prepare for the future at a meeting of the Portage County (Ohio) Senior Services Network.

2-21-2017 Jim Koewler will discuss how families can get help from Medicaid and/or the Veterans Administration to help pay for long term care as part of a series of seminars on long term care issues by Visiting Angels of Canton, Senior Mortgage Advisors, and The Koewler Law Firm at the offices of Visiting Angels in Canton, Ohio.

2-21-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss how families can get help from Medicaid and/or the Veterans Administration as part of a continuing series of seminars on long term care issues by Visiting Angels of Canton, Liberty Home Equity Solutions, and The Koewler Law Firm at the offices of Visiting Angels in Canton, Ohio.

2-8-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss Legal Issues when someone has Dementia at a meeting of the Summit County, Ohio Chapter of Association of Medical Social Workers at Akron Family Restaurant, in Akron, Ohio. Continuing education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

2-8-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss Legal Issues when someone has Dementia at a meeting of the Summit County, Ohio Chapter of Association of Masters in Social Work at Akron Family Restaurant, in Akron, Ohio. Continuing education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

1-31-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss legal issues that people must consider after retirement to prepare for the possibility of long term care, and plan for end of life at Christ United Church in Berea, Ohio as part of Baldwin Wallace University’s Institute for Learning in Retirement.

1-25-2017 Jim Koewler will discuss the new requirements for Medicaid in Ohio to the Mandel Jewish Community Center lunch group at Warrensville Center Apartments in Warrensville Heights, Ohio.

1-24-2017 Jim Koewler will discuss how families can get help from Medicaid and/or the Veterans Administration to help pay for long term care as part of a joint seminar with Christina Hronek of Hronek Law, LLC on planning ahead for long term care at The Heights in Broadview Heights, Ohio.  There will be sessions of this program in the morning and in the evening.

1-17-2017 Jim Koewler will discuss how families can get help from Medicaid and/or the Veterans Administration to help pay for long term care as part of a series of seminars on long term care issues by Visiting Angels of Canton, Senior Mortgage Advisors, and The Koewler Law Firm at the offices of Visiting Angels in Canton, Ohio.

1-17-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss how families can get help from Medicaid and/or the Veterans Administration as part of a continuing series of seminars on long term care issues by Visiting Angels of Canton, Liberty Home Equity Solutions, and The Koewler Law Firm at the offices of Visiting Angels in Canton, Ohio.

12-14-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss the 2016 changes to Ohio’s Medicaid program for long term care at Marymount Hospital in Garfield Heights, Ohio.  Continuing Education credit will be available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

12-14-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss Medicaid Qualifying Asset Transfers as part of a National Business Institute Seminar on Medicaid Lookback Rules and Planning in Cleveland, Ohio.  Continuing Legal Education credit will be available.

12-14-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will participate in the Senior Holiday Party organized by the Summit County Senior Sales, Adminstration, and Marketing Association at Saferstein Towers in Akron, Ohio.

12-9-2016 Jim Koewler will participate in a panel discussion on paying for post-acute care at a meeting of the CARE Coalition of Stark County at Mercy Health Center of Jackson, in Massillon, Ohio.

11-15-2016  Jim Koewler will discuss Veterans Benefits that Help with Long Term Care at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center in Elyria, Ohio.  Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

11-15-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss Ohio’s changes to the rules for people who need Medicaid to pay for long term care at a meeting of the University Hospitals Bedford Medical Center Senior Network at the Village of Marymount in Garfield Heights, Ohio.

10-28-2015 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Wadsworth Community Center Field House & Soprema Senior Center in Wadsworth, Ohio for a Senior/Care Partner Expo and, as part of the event, will make a free chair massage available to care partners.

10-26-2016 Jim Koewler, as Chair of the Education Committee for the Medina County Senior Services Network, will help host a Caregiver Lifeline panel discussion at the Rustic Hills Country Club in Medina, Ohio.

10-26-2016 Jim Koewler, as Chair of the Education Committee for the Medina County Senior Services Network, will help host a Caregiver Lifeline panel discussion at the Western Reserve Masonic Community in Medina, Ohio.

10-21-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Health Fair at the Senior Center organized by the Professional Networking Group of Cleveland in Highland Heights, Ohio.

10-15-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce Family Health Expo at the Natatorium and Fitness Center in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

10-12-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss Ohio Medicaid’s new rules regarding Qualified Income Trusts at Mercy Medical Center in Canton, Ohio. 

10-6-2016  Jim Koewler will discuss Veterans Benefits that Help with Long Term Care at Fairview Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.  Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

10-6-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Health Fair at Medina General Hospital organized by the Professional Networking Group of Cleveland in Medina, Ohio.

10-5-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss estate planning and wills at Wellness Day for Midview Schools at Midview High School in Grafton, Ohio.

10-2-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s organized by the Alzheimer’s Association at the University of Akron’s Stile Athletics Field House in Akron, Ohio.

9-28-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Wellness Expo organized by the University Hospitals Bedford Medical Center Senior Net at the Senior Center in Solon, Ohio.

9-22-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss “Changes in Ohio Medicaid Eligibility Rules for 2016” at Bath Manor Special Care Centre in Akron, Ohio.   Continuing education credit will be available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

9-21-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Senior Health Fair organized by the University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center and the Lorain County Senior Network at the University Hospitals Fitness Center in Avon, Ohio.

9-20-2016 Jim Koewler discussed legal issues impacting caregivers at a meeting of the Southwest Area Caregiver Support Group at Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights, Ohio.

9-17-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s organized by the Alzheimer’s Association at the Medina County Community Recreation Center in Medina, Ohio.

9-15-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss “Overcoming Seniors’ Resistance to the Benefits of Long Term Care” at Kozmo’s Grille in Massillon, Ohio.   Continuing education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

9-14-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss Legal Issues when someone has Dementia at University Hospitals Parma Medical Center in Parma, Ohio.  Continuing education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

9-14-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Expo4Seniors at the Holiday Inn in Independence, Ohio.

9-8-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Health Fair at Hillcrest Hospital organized by the Professional Networking Group of Cleveland in Mayfield Heights, Ohio.

9-8-2016 Jim Koewler discussed the August 1, 2016 changes to Ohio’s rules on long term care Medicaid regarding Qualified Income Trusts (aka Miller Trusts) and the services offered by Miller Trust Services Company LLC at a meeting of the Elyria chapter of the International Referral Network in Elyria, Ohio.

9-8-2016 Jim Koewler discussed the August 1, 2016 changes to Ohio’s rules on long term care Medicaid regarding Qualified Income Trusts (aka Miller Trusts) and the services offered by Miller Trust Services Company LLC at a meeting of the Lorain County Senior Network in Elyria, Ohio.

9-6-2016 Jim Koewler discussed the August 1, 2016 changes to Ohio’s rules on long term care Medicaid regarding retirement funds and real estate holdings at a meeting of the Fairlawn/Montrose chapter of the International Referral Network in Akron, Ohio.

9-2-2016 The Koewler Law Firm had a table display at the Medina Senior Walk on the Square in Medina, Ohio.

8-12-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss the changes in Ohio’s system of Medicaid for long term care at a meeting of the leadership team of Bath Manor Special Care Centre in Akron, Ohio.

8-8-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss Medicaid for long term care at Sutliff II Apartments in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

7-27-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss Ethical Issues in Case Management and Discharge Planning at Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights, Ohio.  Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

7-27-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss STABLE accounts (What Ohio calls its “Achieving a Better Life Experience” (aka ABLE) accounts) at a meeting of the Public Policy Committee of the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging’s Board of Trustees.

6-24-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss “How to help your Parents Manage their Affairs” at the Cleveland Clinic Akron General Wellness Center in Stow, Ohio.

6-22-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce “Mixpo” in conjunction with its monthly luncheon at the Sheraton Suites in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

6-22-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will participate in a Senior Prom at the Senior Center in Mentor, Ohio.

6-21-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss “Overcoming Seniors’ Resistance to the Benefits of Long Term Care” at the Lager & Vine restaurant in Hudson, Ohio.   Continuing education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses and will be available for Certified Case Managers.

6-16-2016 Jim Koewler discussed “Preventing Senior Fraud” at Elyria Medical Center in Elyria, Ohio.   Continuing education credit was available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

6-16-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Health Fair in Beachwood, Ohio the Senior Center organized by the Professional Networking Group of Cleveland.

6-15-2016 Jim Koewler will help host the Richfield Chamber of Commerce “Links for Education” golf outing at St. Bernard Country Club in Richfield, Ohio.  The golf outing supports the Richfield Chamber of Commerce’s scholarship program for seniors graduating from Revere High School.

6-15-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will participate in the Father’s Day event organized by the Summit County Senior Sales, Adminstration, and Marketing Association at Chapel Hill Towers in Akron, Ohio.

6-15-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Senior Forum at Brown Middle School in Ravenna, Ohio organized by the Portage County Department of Job and Family Services.

6-13-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss the new rules for Ohio Medicaid at Chapel Hill Towers in Akron, Ohio.

6-6-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will provide snacks for Senior Movie Day Out for Soprema Senior Center in Wadsworth, Ohio.

5-20-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at Health Fair at the Senior Center in Mentor, Ohio.

5-18-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss Government Benefits that Help with Long Term Care Costs at University Hospitals Parma Medical Center in Parma, Ohio.   Continuing education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

5-17-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at Senior Day organized by the Medina County Office for Older Adults in Akron, Ohio.

5-12-2016 Jim Koewler discussed the upcoming changes in eligibility for Ohio Medicaid’s Aged, Blind and Disabled program at a meeting of the Lorain County Senior Network at The Northridge in North Ridgeville, Ohio.

5-10-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at Senior Day organized by the Stark County Senior Services Network in Canton, Ohio.

5-10-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Senior Celebration organized by the Portage County Senior Services Network at the Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio.

5-6-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Health Fair at the Senior Center organized by the Professional Networking Group of Cleveland in Twinsburg, Ohio.

5-5-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss the upcoming changes in eligibility for Ohio Medicaid’s Aged, Blind and Disabled program at a meeting of the Special Needs Network at the Music Settlement in Cleveland, Ohio.

5-4-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will participate in the Mother’s Day Tea organized by the Summit County Senior Sales, Adminstration, and Marketing Association at Chapel Hill Towers in Akron, Ohio.

4-28-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss Overcoming Seniors’ Resistance to Long Term Care at The Merriman in Akron, Ohio. Continuing education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

4-27-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Spring Fling organized by the University Hospitals Bedford Medical Center’s Senior Net at the Hilton Garden Inn in Twinsburg, Ohio.

4-26-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Senior Fest organized by the Lorain County Office on Aging and the Lorain County General Health District at the Spitzer Conference Center on the campus of Lorain County Community College in Lorain, Ohio.

4-26-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging’s Conference and Luncheon at the Holiday Inn, Independence, Ohio.

4-14-2016 Jim Koewler will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the Senior Citizen Prom sponsored by the Soprema Wadsworth Senior Center at the high school in Wadsworth, Ohio.

4-13-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display as a Silver Sponsor for the Hoarding conference at Jewish Family Services in Akron, Ohio.

4-8-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Health Fair at the Senior Center organized by the Professional Networking Group of Cleveland in Chagrin Falls, Ohio.

4-7-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss Do Not Resuscitate orders at a Volunteer Guardian training for Medina County, Ohio Probate Court at Lodi Community Hospital in Lodi, Ohio.

4-7-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss Ethical Issues in Case Management and Discharge Planning at Fairview Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.  Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

3-30-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss Legal Issues when someone has Dementia at Marymount Hospital in Garfield Heights, Ohio.  Continuing education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

3-30-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss Ethical Issues in Case Management and Discharge Planning at Medina General Medical Center in Medina, Ohio.  Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

3-30-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss ABLE Accounts for people with special needs at a meeting of the Special Needs Network at the Cuyahoga County Library branch in Brecksville, Ohio.

3-26-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce Community Expo at the Natatorium and Fitness Center in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

3-24-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss Ethical Issues in Case Management and Discharge Planning at ManorCare in Mayfield Heights, Ohio.  Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

3-22-2016  Jim Koewler will discuss Ethical Issues in Case Management and Discharge Planning at Hillcrest Hospital in Mayfield Heights, Ohio.  Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

3-17-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the “Mini” Resource Fair at the University Hospitals Bedford Medical Center in Bedford, Ohio.

3-16-2016 Jim Koewler will speak about elder law to the Medina County Senior Services Network at Willowood Care Center in Brunswick, Ohio.

3-10-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will sponsor the Social Worker Luncheon organized by the Summit County Senior Sales, Administration, and Marketing Association at the offices of Alpha Phi Alpha Homes in Akron, Ohio.

3-9-2016 Jim Koewler will speak about elder law to the Medina County Senior Services Network at Willowood Care Center in Brunswick, Ohio.

3-4-2016 Jim Koewler will serve on the Curriculum Advisory Board for Miami Jacobs Career College.

2-24-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce “Mixpo” in conjunction with its monthly luncheon at the Sheraton Suites in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

2-17-2016 Jim Koewler will speak on Powers of Attorney and Living Wills to a class of Physician Assistant students at Bryant & Stratton College in Akron, Ohio.

2-9-2016  Jim Koewler will discuss Ethical Issues in Case Management and Discharge Planning at St. Vincent Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.  Continuing education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

2-1-2016 Jim Koewler was re-elected Chair of the Board for the Richfield Joint Economic Development District.

1-19-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss Preventing Senior Fraud at Brookdale Montrose.

1-18-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will participate in the Brunswick Senior Center’s Expo in Brunswick, Ohio.

1-15-2016 The Koewler Law Firm will have a vendor table at the Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities’ Advocacy Conference at the Sheraton Suites in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

1-12-2016 Jim Koewler was named Chair of the Public Relations for the Richfield (Ohio) Chamber of Commerce.

1-8-2016 Jim Koewler will discuss Ethical Issues in Case Management and Discharge Planning at the Crystal Care Center, Ashland, Ohio. Continuing education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

12-3-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss Veterans Benefits that can Help with Long Term Care at the Donna Smallwood Activities Center in Parma, Ohio. The program is open to the public and organized by the CommuniCare family of companies.

11-30-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss Health Insurance for Families:  The Affordable Care Act (“ObamaCare,”) Medicaid, and Medicare at Nelson Stud Welding in Elyria, Ohio.

11-25-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss Ethical Issues in Case Management and Discharge Planning at Medina General Hospital in Medina, Ohio.  Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

11-24-015 Jim Koewler will discuss What Seniors Know about Long Term Care that is Wrong at the Summit County Senior Services Network in Akron, Ohio.  Continuing education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

11-17-2015 Jim Koewler spoke on changes to the VA Pension (Aid & Attendance) benefit to the Bedford UH SeniorNet at the Solon Senior Center in Solon, Ohio.

11-13-2015 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Wadsworth Community Center Field House & Soprema Senior Center in Wadsworth, Ohio for a Senior/Caregiver Expo and, as part of the event, will make a free chair massage available to care partners.

11-12-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss Ethical Issues in Case Management and Discharge Planning at Mercy Medical Center in Canton, Ohio.  Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

11-11-2015 Jim Koewler was elected Treasurer of the Summit County (Ohio) Senior Sales, Admissions, and Marketing Association.

11-10-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss VA Benefits that can help pay for Long Term Care at Marymount Hospital in Garfield Heights, Ohio.  Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

11-10-2015 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Health Resources Day for Seniors at The Danbury of Alliance in Alliance, Ohio.

11-03-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss Helping Reluctant Seniors accept the benefits of Long Term Care at O’Neill Healthcare’s Assisted Living community in Lakewood, Ohio. Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

10-30-2015 Jim Koewler will present Legal Lessons for Life at Marous Construction in Willoughby, Ohio.

10-29-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss the VA Pension (aka Aid & Attendance) benefit at the Elks Lodge in Elyria, Ohio.

10-27-2015 Jim Koewler discussed how someone can shelter a portion of his or her life savings and receive Medicaid’s support for nursing home costs at the Fifth/Third Bank in Fairlawn, Ohio.

10-28-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss Helping Reluctant Seniors accept the benefits of Long Term Care at Westlake Village in Westlake, Ohio. Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

10-28-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss Preventing Senior Fraud at Southwest General Medical Center in Middleburg Heights, Ohio. Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

10-24-2015 The Koewler Law Firm will have a table display at the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce Family Health Expo at the Natatorium and Fitness Center in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

10-20-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss Veterans benefits that can help pay for long term care at American Legion Post 91 in Berea, Ohio.  The program is open to the public and organized by the CommuniCare family of companies.

10-20-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss Helping Reluctant Seniors accept the benefits of Long Term Care at Lutheran Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

9-30-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss Preventing Senior Fraud at University Hospitals Parma Medical Center in Parma, Ohio. Continuing education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

9-24-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss Helping Reluctant Seniors accept the benefits of Long Term Care at Stow-Glen Retirement Village in Stow, Ohio.  Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses. (rescheduled from an earlier date.)

9-22-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss Money Management for Seniors at Brookdale Montrose, in Akron, Ohio.

9-10-2015 Jim Koewler will help host an ice cream float social at the Soprema Senior Center in Wadsworth, Ohio as part of the Medina Senior Services Network’s Client Services Committee.  The U.S. Postal Service will provide a presentation on identify theft in conjunction with the social.

9-3-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss Helping Reluctant Seniors accept the benefits of Long Term Care at Stow-Glen Retirement Village in Stow, Ohio.  Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

8-24-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss Advance Directives (General Power of Attorney, Health Care Power of Attorney, Living Will, etc.) at the Soprema Senior Center in Wadsworth, Ohio. Jim will provide help for a limited number of people to prepare and execute their Living Wills.

7-30-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss the how elder law attorneys can help people who need long term care and people who have special needs as part of a panel presentation at Altercare of Wadsworth in Wadsworth, Ohio.

6-30-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss how elder law attorneys can help people who suffer from dementia and their caregivers at St. Bernadette’s church in Westlake, Ohio.

6-23-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss Helping Reluctant Seniors accept the benefits of Long Term Care at Medina General Hospital in Medina, Ohio with the Medina Senior Services Network.  Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

6-16-2015 Jim Koewler will speak on planning ahead to protect your life savings against long term care costs at a meeting of the University Hospitals Bedford Medical Center SeniorNet at the Atrium of Anna Maria in Aurora, Ohio.

6-10-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss Helping Seniors Pre-Plan their Funerals at UH Parma Medical Center in Parma, Ohio. Continuing education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

6-9-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss Preventing Senior Fraud at The AbbeWood in Elyria, Ohio. Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

6-4-2015 Jim Koewler discussed the legal issues facing people who need long term care and people who have special needs at a meeting of the Fairlawn/Montrose chapter of the International Referral Network.

5-27-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss the legal issues that seniors face, especially focusing on planning for possible long term care in the future, at HCR ManorCare in Parma, Ohio.

5-21-2015 Jim Koewler, as part of Premier Care Providers, made a presentation describing how elder law and special needs law services benefit caregivers to the Lorain County Ohio chapter of the Society of Human Resource Managers at Lorain County Community College in Elyria, Ohio.

5-4-2015 Jim Koewler will discuss Managing Money for Seniors at the Mandel Jewish Community Center in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.

4-29-2015 Jim Koewler will present Navigating Medicaid, Medicare, and the Affordable Care Act at Kemper House in Highland Heights, Ohio. Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

4-23-2015 Jim Koewler will present Overcoming Seniors’ Resistance to Long Term Care at the Holiday Inn in Mansfield, Ohio.  Continuing Education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

4-23-2015 Jim Koewler will speak on Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, and other advance directives to the Portage County Senior Services Network in Ravenna, Ohio.

4-16-2015 In honor of National Health Care Decision Day, Jim Koewler will discuss Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, and other advance directives as part of a panel discussion at Liberty Residence I in Wadsworth, Ohio.

4-16-2015 In honor of National Health Care Decision Day, Jim Koewler will speak on Health Care Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, and other advance cirectives at the Active Adults Center in Barberton, Ohio.  Free help preparing Living Wills for 20 audience members will be provided.

4-15-2015 Jim Koewler will talk about long term care and its costs at a caregiver support group at HMC Hospice of Medina County.

4-11-2015 Jim Koewler will serve as the Master of Ceremonies for the Soprema Senior Center (Wadsworth, Ohio) Senior Citizen Prom

4-8-2015 Jim Koewler will present a 3-hour continuing education program entitled “Legal Issues for Older Adults and their Loved Ones” at a seminar for Direction Home, the Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging at the Akron General Wellness Center in Uniontown, Ohio. The program will discuss Powers of Attorney, Health Care Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, and other advance directives; Legal Issues when someone has Dementia; and What Seniors know about Long Term Care Costs that is Wrong. Continuing education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

3-24-2014 Jim Koewler will speak on Preventing Senior Fraud at Chambrel at Montrose in Akron, Ohio.

3-17-2015 Jim Koewler will speak on Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, and other advance directives to a class of health care administration students at Bryant & Stratton College in Akron, Ohio.

3-12-2015 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program Overcoming Seniors’ Resistance to Long Term Care at Hillcrest Hospital in Mayfield Heights, Ohio.  Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Manager, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

3-10-2015 Jim Koewler will speak on long term care planning and legal issues for seniors at Body Technic Systems in Solon, Ohio.

2-19-2015 Jim Koewler will speak on elder law and VA disability to the International Referral Network’s Montrose Fairlawn chapter at the Fifth Third Bank in Fairlawn, Ohio.

2-18-2015 Jim Koewler will speak on elder law and long term care costs to the International Referral Network’s Akron West chapter at the Akron Family Restaurant in Akron, Ohio.

2-12-2015 Jim Koewler will speak on elder law and VA disability to the International Referral Network’s Elyria chapter at the Elks Club in Elyria, Ohio.

2-5-2015 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program Navigating Medicaid, Medicare, and the Affordable Care Act at St. John Westshore Hospital in Westlake, Ohio.  Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

1-29-2015 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program Navigating Medicaid, Medicare, and the Affordable Care Act at Marymount Hospital in Garfield Heights, Ohio.  Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

1-28-2015 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program Preventing Senior Fraud at the Sky Way East in Mansfield, Ohio. Continuing education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

12-16-2014 Jim Koewler will speak to a caregiver luncheon at Brookdale Place in Bath, Ohio about legal issues when someone has dementia.

12-09-2014 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Preventing Senior Fraud” at Euclid Hospital. Continuing Education credit is available to Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

12-04-2014 Jim Koewler will discuss how elder law can help people who need long term care at a meeting of the Fairlawn Montrose chapter of the International Referral Network at the Fifth Third Financial Center in Fairlawn, Ohio.

12-02-2014 Jim Koewler spoke to the staff of American Capital Advisory Group in Cleveland about long term care costs and the impact on seniors and their families.

11-18-2014 Jim Koewler will present “Elder and Special Needs Law” to the Solo and Small Firm Practitioners Section of the Akron Bar Association. Jim will discuss how to identify elder law and special needs law issues for clients, “first responders” actions for clients, and considerations to help clients plan ahead for long term care. Continuing Education credit is available for attorneys.

11-18-2014 Jim Koewler will present “Helping Medicare/Medicaid ‘dual eligible’ senior clients through ‘My Care Ohio’ enrollment” to the Summit County Senior Services Network. Continuing Education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses. (The topic is subject to change.)

10-29-2014 Jim Koewler will volunteer at the blood drive at Revere High School in Bath, Ohio.  (Come out, and donate)

10-23-2014 Jim Koewler spoke to a college class on nursing home administration at Bryant & Stratton’s Akron campus about advance directives.

10-15-2014 Jim Koewler, as chair of the Medina County Senior Services Network’s Education Committee, will host a continuing education event on the Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis at Wolf Creek Winery in Norton, Ohio.

10-9-2014 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Government Benefits that can help Pay for Long Term Care” at Mercy Hospital in Canton, Ohio. Continuing Education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

10-7-2014 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Helping Medicare/Medicaid ‘dual eligible’ senior clients through ‘My Care Ohio’ enrollment” at The Orchards on Ridgewood in Akron, Ohio. Continuing Education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

10-7-2014 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Essential Legal Issues when a Client has Dementia” at Lutheran Hospital in Cleveland.  Continuing Education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

10-06-2014 Jim Koewler was named the Bright Star of the Richfield Chamber of Commerce.  A Bright Star is honored for his or her contributions to the local Chamber of Commerce.  The Bright Star program is sponsored by the Northern Ohio Area Chambers of Commerce.

9-26-2014 Jim Koewler will present “Preventing Senior Fraud” at the meeting of Eldercare Professionals of Ohio at Heart Home Care in Euclid, Ohio.

9-25-2014 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Navigating Medicaid, Medicare, and the Affordable Care Act” at the Skyway East in Mansfield, Ohio. Continuing Education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

9-23-2014 Jim Koewler became a volunteer guardian for a needy senior as part of the Volunteer Guardianship program of the Summit County Probate Court and Summit County Jewish Family Services.

9-18-2014 Jim Koewler spoke to the International Referral Network’s Fairlawn/Montrose chapter on government benefit programs that can help pay for long term care.

9-16-2014 Jim Koewler presented the continuing education program “Legal Issues for People with Dementia” at the Matus Winery in Wakeman, Ohio.  Continuing Education credit was available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

9-11-2014 Jim Koewler presented the continuing education program “Preventing Senior Fraud” at The Cleveland Clinic’s main campus. Continuing Education credit was available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

9-3-2014 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education programs “Legal Issues for People with Dementia” and “Helping Medicare/Medicaid ‘dual eligible’ senior clients through ‘My Care Ohio’ enrollment” at Shady Hollow Country Club in Massillon. Continuing Education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

8-20-2014 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Legal Issues for People with Dementia” at University Hospital’s Ahuja Medical Center in Beachwood, Ohio. Continuing Education credit is available to social workers, counselors, and nurses.

8-14-2014 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Legal Issues for People with Dementia” at Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights. Continuing Education credit is available to social workers, counselors, and nurses.

7-31-2014 Jim Koewler spoke on how Elder Law and Special Needs Law help people and their families to the Fairlawn/Montrose chapter of the International Referral Network at the Fifth Third Bank in Fairlawn.

7-30-2014 Jim Koewler spoke on how Elder Law and Special Needs Law help people and their families to the Akron West chapter of the International Referral Network at the Acme Community Room in Montrose.

7-29-2014 Jim Koewler presented the continuing education program “Helping Medicare/Medicaid ‘dual eligible’ senior clients through ‘My Care Ohio’ enrollment” at Elyria Medical Center.  Continuing Education credit was available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

7-8-2014 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Helping Medicare/Medicaid ‘dual eligible’ senior clients through ‘My Care Ohio’ enrollment” at Euclid Hospital. Continuing Education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

7-1-2014 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Helping Medicare/Medicaid ‘dual eligible’ senior clients through ‘My Care Ohio’ enrollment” at ManorCare in Mayfield Heights, Ohio.  Continuing Education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

5-22-2014 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Helping Medicare/Medicaid ‘dual eligible’ senior clients through ‘My Care Ohio’ enrollment” at Marymount Hospital in Garfield Heights.  Continuing Education credit is available for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

5-21-2014 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Preventing Senior Fraud” at the Blue Canyon Kitchen & Tavern in Twinsburg.  Continuing Education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

5-20-2014 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Helping Patients navigate Medicaid, Medicare, and Healthcare Changes” at Hillcrest Hospital.  Continuing Education credit is available to Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

5-14-2014 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Helping Patients navigate Medicaid, Medicare, and Healthcare Changes” at the Cleveland Clinic. Continuing Education credit is available to Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

5-7-2014 Jim Koewler will speak to the Richfield Chamber of Commerce about the Affordable Care Act and its requirements as well as opportunities for employers.

5-1-2014 to 5-31-2014 Jim Koewler will appear on “Your Health and Wellness” on WCTV in Wadsworth, Ohio discussing Managing Money and Preventing Fraud for Seniors.  The show will appear several times throughout the month.

4-9-2014 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Veterans Benefits for Long Term Care” at University Hospitals Parma Medical Center. Continuing Education credit is available to social workers, counselors, and nurses.

4-3-2014 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Preventing Senior Fraud” at Hillcrest Hospital.  Continuing Education credit is available for Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

3-28-2014 Jim Koewler will start a 4-year term as President of the Richfield Joint Economic Development District, an area of Richfield Township, Ohio for which Richfield Township, Richfield Village, landowners, and employers are cooperating to bring economically beneficial businesses.

3-13-2014 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Legal Issues for People with Dementia” at Stone Crossing Care Center in Canton. Continuing Education credit is available to social workers, counselors, and nurses.

2-20-2014 Jim Koewler will present “Preventing Senior Fraud” at The Galaxy Restaurant in Wadsworth.  Continuing Education credit is available to Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

2-20-14 Jim Koewler will speak about Advance Directives (powers of attorney, living wills, etc.) to an Introduction to Healthcare class at Bryant and Stratton College in Akron.

2-12-2014 Jim Koewler will present “Preventing Senior Fraud” at Lakewood Hospital.  Continuing Education credit is available to Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

1-7-2014 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Preventing Senior Fraud” at Euclid Hospital. Continuing Education credit is available to Certified Case Managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses.

12-05-2013 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Legal Issues for People with Dementia” at Stone Crossing Care Center by Lamplight Communities in Canton.  Continuing Education credit is available to social workers, counselors, and nurses.

11-26-2013 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Legal Issues for People with Dementia” at the Summit County Senior Services Network meeting in Akron. Continuing Education credit is available to social workers, counselors, and nurses.

11-25-2013 Jim Koewler will speak to a college class on nursing home administration at Bryant & Stratton’s Parma campus about advance directives.

11-21-2013 Jim Koewler will speak to a caregiver support group of the Alzheimer’s Association on “How to Protect some of your Life Savings from the Costs of Long Term Care” at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Hudson, Ohio starting at 7:00 p.m.

11-12-2013 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Manage Finances and Prevent Financial Fraud for Seniors and Caregivers” as part of a 3-hour continuing education seminar for social workers, counselors, and nurses at Summa Wadsworth Rittman Hospital put on by the Medina County Senior Services Network’s Education Committee.

11-7-2013 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Preventing Senior Fraud” for certified case managers, social workers, counselors, and nurses Royal Oak Nursing Home in Middleburg Heights, Ohio.

11-5-2013 Jim Koewler will present the continuing education program “Manage Finances and Prevent Financial Fraud for Seniors and Caregivers” for social workers, counselors, and nurses at Cleveland Lutheran Hospital.

10-29-2013 Jim Koewler will speak on legal issues as part of a panel presentation entitled “Advance Care Planning:  Let Your Wishes be Known” at the Akron General Health & Wellness Center West in Bath (Montrose) at 5:00 p.m.

10-17-2013 Jim Koewler will speak to the senior citizens group in Doylestown, Ohio on avoiding fraud.

10-1-2013 Jim Koewler will speak to a college class on nursing home administration at Bryant & Stratton’s Akron campus about advance directives.

9-19-2013 Jim Koewler will speak at the Doylestown Senior Center about how to “Manage Finances and Prevent Financial Fraud” for seniors and caregivers.

9-18-2013 Jim Koewler will speak to the Akron West chapter of the International Referral Network on one of the myths about long term care.

7-30-2013 Jim Koewler will speak at Gilcrest Wellness Center in Doylestown about how to deal with the costs of long term care.  Steve Hennis will speak as well on simple estate planning.

7-23-2013 Jim Koewler will speak at Ahepa Apartments in Canton about how to deal with the costs of long term care.  Steve Hennis will speak as well on simple estate planning.

7-16-2013 Jim Koewler will speak to the Parkinson’s Cargiver Support Group at the Soprema Senior Center in Wadsworth, Ohio about “Dealing with Finances and Financial Fraud”

7-2-2013 Jim Koewler will speak to the General Caregiver Support Group at the Soprema Senior Center in Wadsworth, Ohio about “Dealing with Finances and Financial Fraud”

6-26-2013 Jim Koewler will present “Legal Issues when a Patient has Dementia,” a continuing education program for social workers, counselors, and nurses at Copley Health Center in Copley, Ohio.

6-14-2013 Jim Koewler and The Koewler Law Firm will participate in the Senior Flag Day Health Fair at Elyria Library’s West River branch.

6-14-2013 Jim Koewler, as part of the Medina County Senior Services Network’s Client Services Committee, will help put on an educational program for seniors at the Medina County Office for Older Adults in Medina, Ohio regarding Safety on the Streets.

6-4-2013 Jim Koewler will present “Legal Issues when a Patient has Dementia,” a continuing education program for social workers, counselors, and nurses at Mercy Hospital in Canton, Ohio.

5-21-2013 Jim Koewler will present “Legal Issues when a Patient has Dementia,” a continuing education program for Certified Case Managers at Marymount Hospital in Garfield Heights, Ohio.

5-13-2013 Jim Koewler will discuss “Protecting your Money when you need Need Long Term Care” at the Fairlawn/Bath library as part of the Ulinski Law Office’s “Peace of Mind” presentation series.

5-8-2013 Jim Koewler will speak on elder law at a meeting of the Medina County Senior Services Network at Emeritus of Medina in Medina, Ohio

5-9-2013 Jim Koewler will discuss “Protecting your Money when you need Need Long Term Care” at the Richfield library as part of the Ulinski Law Office’s “Peace of Mind” presentation series.

4-26-2013 Jim Koewler will attend the seminar on Medicaid and VA Benefits Planning sponsored by the Akron Bar Association.

4-20-2013 Jim Koewler will make a guest appearance on “Protecting Your Future,” a radio program by the Premier Solutions Group.  Jim will discuss how to manage the costs of long term care.  The program will air from 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. on WHK AM 1420 in the Cleveland, Ohio area.

4-18-2013 Jim Koewler will discuss “Protecting your Money when you need Need Long Term Care” and “Essential Estate Planning Considerations” at the offices of Edward Jones Investments in Hartville, Ohio starting at 6:00 p.m.

4-16-2013 Jim Koewler will speak on legal issues as part of a panel presentation entitled “Advance Care Planning:  Let Your Wishes be Known” at the Akron General Health & Wellness Center in Green, Ohio at 10:00 a.m.  Akron General will put on the program in honor of National Health Care Decision Day.

4-13-2013 Jim Koewler will serve as Master of Ceremonies at the Senior Citizen Prom hosted by the Soprema Wadsworth Senior Center at the middle school in Wadsworth, Ohio.  The theme is At the Hop.  Tickets are available from the Soprema Wadsworth Senior Center.

4-11-2013 Jim Koewler will present “Legal Issues when a Patient has Dementia,” a continuing education program for social workers, counselors, and nurses at Summit Villa in Akron, Ohio.

3-21-2013 Jim Koewler will present “Legal Issues when a Patient has Dementia,” a continuing education program for social workers, counselors, and nurses at Crestmont North Healthcare in Lakewood, Ohio.

3-20-2013 Jim Koewler will volunteer at the Red Cross blood drive at Revere High School.

3-19-2013 The Medina County Senior Services Network, through its Education Committee, which Jim Koewler chairs, will host a 3 hour continuing education event for social workers, counselors, and nurses at Life Care Center of Medina, Ohio starting at 8:00 a.m. In honor of Social Work month, the event is free of charge. Seating is limited. Contact Jim for further information.

3-1-2013 Jim Koewler will discuss “Protecting your Money when you need Need Long Term Care” with the staff of the Medina County Center for Older Adults.

2-20-2013 Jim Koewler will present “Legal Issues when a Patient has Dementia,” a continuing education program for Certified Case Managers at the Intercontinental Hotel (at the Cleveland Clinic.)

2-10-2013 Jim Koewler and The Koewler Law Firm joined the Fairlawn Area Chamber of Commerce.

2-6-2013 Jim Koewler was re-elected President of the Richfield (Ohio) Chamber of Commerce.

1-22-2013 Jim Koewler will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the Richfield (Ohio) Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner at the Taverne of Richfield.  Jim Tressel, Vice-President  for Strategic Engagement at the University of Akron (and former head coach for The Ohio State University football team,) will make the keynote address.

1-15-2013 Jim Koewler will discuss “Protecting your Money when you need Need Long Term Care” at Elmcroft of Medina, Ohio.

1-10-2013 Jim Koewler discussed “Protecting your Money when you need Need Long Term Care” at the Lorain County (Ohio) Senior Services Networking Group.

1-9-2013 Jim Koewler and The Koewler Law Firm joined the Senior Sales Admissions Marketing Assocation of Summit County, Ohio.

12-4-2012 Jim Koewler will speak on “Legal Issues for Patients with Dementia” at Arden Courts of Bath, Ohio.

11-20-2012 Jim Koewler will discuss “Protecting your Client’s Money from the Costs of Long Term Care” with the professionals of Gergley Insurance & Financial Services Inc at their meeting in Copley, Ohio.

11-16-2012 Jim Koewler will discuss “Protecting your Money when you need Need Long Term Care” at Western Reserve Masonic Community in Medina, Ohio.

11-13-2012 The Medina County Senior Services Network, through its Education Committee, which Jim Koewler chairs, will host a 3 hour continuing education event for social workers, counselors, and nurses at Summa Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital in Wadsworth, Ohio.  Contact Jim for further information.

11-8-2012 Jim Koewler will speak on “Veterans Benefits that can help Pay for Long Term Care” at the Lorain County (Ohio) Senior Services Networking Group.

11-6-2012 Jim Koewler will present  “Legal Issues when a Patient has Dementia,” a continuing education program for Certified Case Managers at Lutheran Hospital in Cleveland.

11-2-2012 Jim Koewler will present  “Legal Issues when a Patient has Dementia,” a continuing education program for Certified Case Managers at Elyria Memorial Hospital in Elyria, Ohio.

10-23-2012 Jim Koewler will discuss “Protecting your Money when you need Need Long Term Care” and “Essential Estate Planning Considerations” at Copley Place in Copley, Ohio.

10-10-2012 Jim Koewler will present a continuing education program for social workers, counselors, and nurses on “Planning Ahead for the Costs of Long Term Care” at Elmcroft of Lorain, Ohio.

10-10-2012 Jim Koewler will help put on a Red Cross blood drive at Revere High School.

10-8-2012 Jim Koewler will participate in a health fair at Sutliffe II Apartments in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

10-6-2012 Jim Koewler will participate in a health fair and will make a presentation on “Protecting your Money when you need Need Long Term Care” at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Akron.

9-20-2012 Jim Koewler will participate in a health fair at Ellet Senior Apartments in Akron, Ohio.

9-17-2012 Jim Koewler will discuss “Protecting your Money when you need Need Long Term Care” at Sutliffe II Apartments in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

9-6-2012 Jim Koewler will present  “Legal Issues when a Patient has Dementia,” a continuing education program for Certified Case Managers at Medina Hospital in Medina, Ohio.

8-16-2012 to 8-17-2012 Jim Koewler will attend an educational seminar by Ohio’s chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

8-15-2012 Jim Koewler will represent the Richfield Chamber of Commerce at the installation ceremony of Randy Boroff, Superintendent of Revere Local Schools, as the President of the Buckeye Association of School Administrators.  (Congratulations, Randy!)

8-14-2012 Jim, as part of the Medina County Senior Services Network’s Client Services Committee, will help host an educational program at the Wadsworth Center for Older Adults in Wadsworth, Ohio on Scams targeting Seniors.

7-25-2012 Jim Koewler will participate in a mini Health Fair at AHEPA (American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association) Senior Apartments No. 59 in Canton, Ohio.

7-24-2012  Jim Koewler will present “Legal Issues when someone has Dementia,” a continuing education program for social workers, counselors, and nurses at Euclid Hospital in Euclid, Ohio.

7-18-2012 Jim Koewler will participate in a seminar on Elder Law sponsored by the Ohio State Bar Association.

7-10-2012 Jim will present a continuing education program for social workers, counselor and nurses at Jojutlas Mexican Grill in North Canton, Ohio on “Legal Issues when someone has Dementia.”

6-29-2012 Jim Koewler will help host the Courtyard Cafe at the Wadsworth Center for Older Adults in Wadsworth, Ohio.

6-20-2012 Jim Koewler will vounteer at the Richfield Chamber of Commerce’s “Links for Education” golf outing at St. Bernard Golf Club in Richfield, Ohio.  The outing support’s the Chamber’s scholarship program for graduating seniors from Revere High School.

6-15-2012 Jim Koewler will speak on “Protecting your Money when you need Need Long Term Care” at the Western Reserve Masonic Community in Medina, Ohio.

6-8-2012 Jim Koewler, as part of the Medina County Senior Services Network’s Client Services Committee, will help host an educational program at the Medina Center for Older Adults in Medina, Ohio on Scams targeting Seniors.

6-7-2012 Jim Koewler and The Koewler Law Firm joined the Lorain County (Ohio) Senior Services Networking Group.

6-5-2012 Jim Koewler will speak at Elmcroft of Lorain, Ohio on “Helping Older Adults deal with the Financial Crisis that can result from Long Term Care,” a continuing education program for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

6-1-2012 Jim Koewler, representing the Richfield Chamber of Commerce, will present college scholarships to a number of seniors who will soon graduate from Revere High School.

5-10-2012 Jim Koewler will present a continuing education program for social workers, counselors, and nurses at Hillcrest Hospital in Mayfield Heights, Ohio on “Legal Issues when someone has Dementia.”

5-8-2012 Jim Koewler will present a continuing education program for Certified Case Managers at Broadway Care Center in Mayfield Heights, Ohio on “Legal Issues when someone has Dementia.”

5-8-2012 Jim Koewler will speak on “How to help your clients manage the Costs of Long Term Care” to a meeting of the Stark County Service Coordinators at the McKinley Health Center in Canton, Ohio.

5-7-2012 Jim Koewler will speak on “Protecting your Money when you need Need Long Term Care” at White Oaks Village in Wadsworth, Ohio.

5-3-2012 Jim Koewler will speak on “Protecting your Money when you need Need Long Term Care” at Ellet Senior Apartments in Akron, Ohio.

4-20-2012 Jim Koewler will attend the seminar on Medicaid and VA Benefits Planning sponsored by the Akron Bar Association.

3-31-2012 Jim Koewler, as part of the planning committee, will help put on the Senior Citizen Prom hosted by the Wadsworth Center for Older Adults in Wadsworth, Ohio.

3-29-2012 Jim Koewler will participate in a mini Health Fair at White Oaks Village in Wadsworth, Ohio.

3-15-2012 Jim Koewler will present a continuing education program for social workers, counselors, and nurses at Marymount Hospital in Garfield Heights, Ohio on “How to help Older Adults prepare Advance Directives (Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, etc.)”

3-14-2012 Jim Koewler will present a continuing education program for social workers, counselors, and nurses at Elmcroft of Lorain, Ohio on “How to help Older Adults prepare Advance Directives (Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, etc.)”

2-21-2012 Jim Koewler will speak at a meeting of the Akron Canton Care Coordination Network in Akron, Ohio on “Helping Older Adults deal with the Financial Crisis that can result from Long Term Care,” a continuing education program for social workers, counselors, and nurses.

2-10-2012 Jim Koewler will present “How to Deal with the Costs of Long Term Care” to a meeting of the Eldercare Professionals of Ohio at ManorCare of Parma, Ohio.

2-2-2012 Jim Koewler will present a continuing education program for social workers, counselors, and nurses on “How to help Older Adults prepare Advance Directives (Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, etc.)” at the Philomatheon Society in Canton, Ohio.

2-1-2012 Jim Koewler and The Koewler Law Firm joined the Professional Friends of the Wadsworth Center for Older Adults in Wadsworth, Ohio.

2-1-2012 Jim Koewler will represent the Richfield Chamber of Commerce at a planning meeting to begin a long range plan for Richfield, Ohio’s Wheatley Road/Brecksville Road/Broadview Road area hosted by the Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study.

1-25-2012 Jim Koewler will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the Richfield (Ohio) Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Dinner at the Taverne of Richfield.  Dr. Luis Proenza, President of the University of Akron, will make the keynote address entitled “Creating the Future by Inventing it.”

1-24-2012 Jim Koewler will speak at AHEPA (American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association) Senior Apartments No. 59 in Canton, Ohio on “How to Deal with the Costs of Long Term Care.”

1-17-2012 Jim Koewler will speak at Golden Living Centers of Kirtland, Ohio on “How to Deal with the Costs of Long Term Care.”

1-4-2012 Jim Koewler and The Koewler Law Firm joined the Stark County (Ohio) Senior Services Network.

12-16-2011 Jim Koewler will speak at the Medina Center for Older Adults in Medina, Ohio on “How to Deal with the Costs of Long Term Care.”

12-7-2011 Jim Koewler was elected President of the Richfield Chamber of Commerce in Richfield, Ohio.

12-2-2011 Jim Koewler will participate in a mini Health Fair at the Village of New Seasons in Akron, Ohio.

11-11-2011 Jim Koewler will make the keynote address at the Veterans Day luncheon at Laurel Lake Retirement Community in Hudson, Ohio.

11-10-2011 Jim Koewler will speak on “Veterans Benefits that can help pay for Long Term Care” at the Elyria, Ohio chapter of the International Referral Network.

10-25-2011 Jim Koewler will speak at Evergreen Manor in Montpelier, Ohio on “Public Benefits that can help pay for Long Term Care.”

10-25-2011 Jim Koewler will present “Helping Older Adult Clients deal with the Financial Crisis that results from needing Long Term Care,” a continuing education program for social workers, counselors, and nurses, at a meeting of the Summit County Senior Services Network in Akron, Ohio.

10-13-2011 Jim Koewler will tape a guest appearance on “Senior Living,” a television program appearing on Wadsworth, Ohio’s public access channel, produced by Magnolia Village Retirement Community.

8-10-2011 Jim Koewler will participate in a mini Health Fair at St. James Gardens in Massillon, Ohio.

7-7-2011 Jim Koewler will speak at Evergreen Manor in Montpelier, Ohio on “How to Deal with the Costs of Long Term Care.”

6-29-2011 Jim Koewler will participate in a mini Health Fair at Nottingham Court Apartments in Medina, Ohio.

6-21-2011 Jim Koewler will speak at Wyant Woods Care Center in Akron, Ohio on “Veterans Benefits that can help pay for Long Term Care.”

6-16-2011 Jim Koewler will participate in a mini Health Fair at Orrvilla Retirement Community in Orrville, Ohio.

4-29-2011 Jim Koewler will attend a seminar on Elder Law and Veterans Benefits sponsored by the Akron Bar Association.

4-13-2011 Jim Koewler and The Koewler Law Firm joined the Medina County (Ohio) Senior Services Network.

4-12-2011 Jim, as Vice President of the Richfield (Ohio) Chamber of Commerce, is looking for ideas for speakers for the Chamber’s lunch meetings for October and December 2011 and for January, and May – December 2012.

 4-7-2011 Jim will speak to the Fairlawn/Montrose (Ohio) chapter of the International Referral Network about “Public Benefits available to help pay for Long Term Care.”

3-17-2011 Jim Koewler will present “Public Benefits for Long Term Care:  Avoid the Frustration of Losing your Life Savings” to the Grief Group at Cornerstone of Hope in Independence, Ohio.

3-15-2011 Jim Koewler will speak to a meeting of the Akron/Canton chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors at the Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio on “How to help your Clients deal with the Costs of Long Term Care.”

1-11-2011 Jim Koewler will speak at Cleveland, Ohio’s Hispanic Senior Center on “How to handle the Costs of Long Term Care.”

12-1-2010 Jim Koewler was elected Vice-President of the Richfield (Ohio) Chamber of Commerce.

11-3-2010 Jim Koewler will speak to the Parma (Ohio) Area Morning Kiwanis on “How to handle the Costs of Long Term Care.”

8-31-2010 Jim Koewler will speak to the Akron (Ohio) Rotary on “How to handle the Costs of Long Term Care.”

8-26-2010 to 8-27-2010 Jim Koewler will attend an educational seminar by Ohio’s chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

8-20-10 Jim Koewler will tape a guest appearances on “Kaleidoscope,” an award-winning program for seniors produced by the RSVP program of Akron’s Mature Services office, appearing on Wadsworth, Ohio’s local access cable TV channel, discussing How to manage the High Costs of Long Term Care.”

7-14-2010 Jim Koewler will attend a seminar on Elder Law put on by the Ohio State Bar Association.

6-9-2010 Jim Koewler will tape guest appearances on two episodes of “Good Medicine,” appearing on Hudson, Ohio’s local access cable TV channel, discussing “How to manage the High Costs of Long Term Care.”

6-3-2010 Jim Koewler will speak to the Port-Summit (Mogadore, Ohio) Rotary on “How to manage the Costs of Long Term Care.”

4-22-2010 Jim Koewler will attend a seminar on Elder Law and Veterans Benefits entitled “Methods of Funding Long Term Care” sponsored by the Akron Bar Association.

1-28-2010 Jim Koewler will speak about “Pre-Planning to protect your Life Savings against Long Term Care Costs” at the Fairlawn/Montrose, Ohio chapter of the International Referral Network.

1-20-2010 The Koewler Law Firm has underwritten “Kaleidoscope,” a television program on Wadsworth, Ohio’s local access cable channel, produced by Mature Services of Akron and its senior volunteers.

1-1-2010 Ohio’s Medicaid agency did not change the financial requirements for long term care because there was not a change in the cost of living during 2009.

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This information is provided to further the mission of
The Koewler Law Firm
“Protecting Seniors and People with Special Needs.”

For help with long term care or with planning for someone with special needs,
call Jim, or contact him through this website.

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