Springfield, MA: Attorneys Ann I. Weber and Michele J. Feinstein, shareholders of Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin, P.C. spoke on the topic of “Planning for Long-Term Care: New Laws and Regulations” at the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA.) The two hour intensive workshop focused on a multitude of issues individuals face when planning for long-term care. Attorneys Weber and Feinstein educated the audience on numerous topics from Mass Health Basics of community based care vs. institutional care; medical and financial eligibility; countable and non-countable assets; transfer disqualification rules; annuities, and imminent planning for the individuals and couples. Both attorneys are past presidents of The Estate Planning Council of Hampden County, Inc. which advances education in the estate planning field for professionals and the community and fosters cooperation between life underwriters, trust professionals, lawyers and accountants who practice estate planning. Attorneys Weber and Feinstein are highly regarded attorneys, educators and frequent lectures before numerous civic and professional associations on the subjects of estate planning, estate administration, probate and elder law.