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Planning for Long Term Care: A Real Love Story
Caregiving can be both rewarding and challenging, and the nature of caregiving demands can be gradual or acute. One of the biggest challenges around caregiving is the availability of resources for long term care.

Join FEAP and Hoos Well for this webinar to learn some of the legal aspects around elder law and the importance of planning ahead for long term care for you and your loved one.

The University of Virginia is committed to providing universal access to our events. Please contact EmotionalWellbeing@virginia.edu to request disability accommodations. Advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs. Please contact us at least seven days prior to the start of the event.

Dec 14, 2021 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Lelia Winget-Hernandez
Certified Elder Law Attorney @Commonwealth Life & Legacy Counsel
Lelia Winget-Hernandez is one of only 19 Certified Elder Law Attorneys (CELA), having received this advanced certification from the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF), the only national organization certifying practitioners of elder and special needs law. NELF’s CELA designation is itself certified by the American Bar Association. There are approximately 500 CELAs in the United States. Lelia is also a member of the Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Lelia received her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in 1993, and her juris doctorate, cum laude, from the University of Hawaii in 2000. She was licensed to practice law in Virginia in 2001 and in Hawaii in 2004. She was a Lead Attorney in the Civil Investigations Squad of the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit at the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) in Richmond, Virginia from 2006 to 2013. In 2013, Lelia opened a law practice in Zion Crossroads, Virginia with her husband, and law partner, Michael Winget-Hernandez.
Michael Winget-Hernandez
@Commonwealth Life & Legacy Council
Michael Winget-Hernandez received his undergraduate and law degrees from the Baylor University, in Waco, Texas. He was licensed to practice law in Texas in 1984, and in Virginia in 2013. Michael enjoys practicing law, which is a good thing, since he’s been doing it for more than 36 years. He attributes to his great good fortune that he gets to work with his wife, who is a great lawyer and a wonderful person. Much of Michael’s career was at the Texas Attorney General's Office. He was there nearly 20 years and handled a vast array of civil matters from eminent domain and civil rights litigation to consumer protection and employment discrimination matters. Currently, Michael and his wife Lelia own and operate Commonwealth Life & Legacy Council.* They have three office locations in Virginia: Troy, Zions Crossroads, and Powhatan. *The University of Virginia does not promote or endorse the services of Commonwealth Life & Legacy Council.
Dominique McLaughlin, LPC, MA
FEAP Consultant @UVA Faculty & Employee Assistance Program
Ms. McLaughlin holds a Masters of Arts in Mental Health Counseling with a specialty in deafness from Gallaudet University. She has worked in a variety of community mental health settings including several Community Services Boards (CSBs) providing mental health and substance use/misuse services. Ms. McLaughlin most recently worked at the Region Ten Community Services Board from 2007-2020 providing a variety of mental health and substance use services that included comprehensive assessments, individual therapy, group therapy, emergency services, crisis intervention, and most recently as the Program Manager of Region Ten’s Access and Adult Clinical Services team. Ms. McLaughlin uses a strengths-based, solution-focused approach. Ms. McLaughlin is passionate about self-care and eldercare.