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Time Out Workshop

Client Education:

Seminars on Tennessee Elder Law, Estate Planning, VA Benefits, Medicaid & Medicare

Senior couple hugging - Client Education - Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law & Estate Planning in TN

Learning Cafe Education Series by Johnson McGinnis Elder Care Law offers educational programs throughout the year at no charge to clients and their families. Most Learning Cafés are being held via video conference. Visit the event calendar for more information and registration links.


11th How to Get the Most Out of Your Life Care Plan


7th Working with your ECC

14th Estate Administration & Probate


  • 16th - TennCare Eligibility (VIRTUAL)



  • 21st - Trust School (Special Needs)


  • 12th - VA Fundamentals – The key to a successful VA Application 


  • 7th - Overcoming the Winter Blues

  • 17th - Trust School (Irrevocable)


8th Trust School - Irrevocable

15th App Training


  • 4th Do You Know My Wishes

  • 11th Trust School - Irrevocable

  • 18th Shred Event


  • 20th - Resident Rights (VIRTUAL)


  • 8th - Trust School (Irrevocable) 



  • 10th - Medicare

  • 17th App Training


  • No Learning Café this month

Check Out Our Free Public Webinars

Johnson McGinnis hosts free webinars on a variety of subject of interest to older adults, family caregivers, and the professionals who serve them. These webinars are open to anyone. Previous webinars have covered the following topics:

  • Understanding Your Durable Power of Attorney

  • 10 Asset Protection Mistakes

  • Trusts are Not All the Same

  • 10 Things You Need to Know About TennCare

  • What You Need to Know About Medicare

  • Worries - No CEU

  • The Holiday Blues and Covid Too

  • What Exactly is Probate? 

  • Conservatorships: Separating Fact from Fiction

  • Special Needs Trusts

  • End of Life Planning - Do You Know My Wishes

  • Resident Rights

  • Preventing Financial Exploitation

  • The Secure Act

  • Common Estate Planning Mistakes

  • TennCare and Choices - The Basics

  • Medicare and Annual Enrollment

  • Lesser-Known VA Benefits

  • The Ethics of Medicaid Planning

  • Estate Planning for Digital Assets

Be the first to know about upcoming webinars!

Download Memos Here

If you’re a Johnson McGinnis client and you want additional copies of memos included in your planning documents, download them here.

Veterans Benefits Summary

The Revocable Trust

The Irrevocable Trust

Mediare Overview

Asset Preservation - The Homestead

Asset Preservation - Gifts & Transfers

Understanding the Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Strategies for Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

Terminating & Ending Your Trust

Household Employer Guide

25 Topics to Discuss with Health Care Agent

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