Thank You Elder Law Lexington!

Thank you to Elder Law Lexington, McClelland & Associates, PCLC for being a Living Hope Sponsor for the walk.

ElderLawLexington is the law firm of McClelland & Associates, PLLC. Their firm concentrates their practice to elder law and special needs counseling and estate planning. Robert McClelland holds an advanced Master of Laws degree in Elder Law from the Stetson University College of Law. He has been board certified by the National Elder Law Foundation and is designated as a Certified Elder Law Attorney. With attorneys Mark Maddox and Richard Dawahare, the firm has counseled hundreds of clients about Medicaid and long term care planning, Special Needs Planning, guardianship and VA benefits and currently serves as Trustee for the Kentucky Guardianship Association’s Pooled Special Needs Trust with over 200 special needs beneficiaries and more than 40 individual special needs trusts. The firm has also served as a professional legal guardian and conservator for multiple individuals for more than 20 years. We associate with the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.; Special Needs Alliance, LLC; the National Guardianship Association; ElderCounsel, LLC; Kentucky Guardianship Association, Inc.; Mid-South Estate Planning Forum and the Bluegrass Estate Planning Counsel.

1795 Alysheba Way #2102
Lexington, KY 40509



The Time is Now!

It’s time to advocate!

In August, members of congress will be returning to their home states and districts. This is the perfect opportunity to voice your concerns and push the issues that matter to you. Below are several resources attached on SNAP and Medicaid that will greatly benefit those with disabilities in our communities. Be sure to check out our self advocates tab for tips on engaging with your legislators here.

For Medicaid, click here.

For Snap, click here.

A Big Thank You to Applied Behavioral Advancements!





At ABA we believe providing the highest quality of behavior supports and related services in the State of Kentucky, we can make the world a better place to live for the individuals and the families we serve. With a State of the Art Facility and the most compassionate staff, our behavioral services cover a wide range of areas as everyone at ABA is committed to providing the highest quality behavioral services and related therapies.

* Verbal aggression * Autism Spectrum Disorders * Mental Illness (schizophrenia, etc.) * Personality Disorders * and many more…

* Functional Behavior Assessments * Behavior Support Plan Development * Training for Caregivers * Monitoring of Implemented Plans * Early Intervention Services (Autism)

* Speech Language Pathology * Person Centered Coaching * Community Access * Personal Assistance * MR/DD Waiver Programs * and many more…

Please visit their booth at the upcoming walk on August 11 for more information. Information about MPW, SLC, ABI waivers, and insurance services for kids and adults.

Birdies for the Bluegrass

As part of the PGA TOUR’s mission to positively impact local charities through its events, the Barbasol Championship created Birdies for the Bluegrass to maximize the tournament’s impact through not only Central Kentucky but for charities throughout the Commonwealth. PGA TOUR events generated more than $180 million for charities in 2017 and has now raised an all-time total of $2.65 billion for charity. The Barbasol Championship is Kentucky’s only PGA TOUR event which will be played on July 16-22, 2018 at Champions at Keene Trace. The tournament, played the same weekend as the British Open, will be broadcast live each day on Golf Channel and one of only 45 regular-season tournaments before the FedEx Cup Playoffs.

If you are interested in attending the Barbasol Championship, considering being a volunteer! There is a small cost ($75) to volunteer, but incredible benefits, including:

· A Nike polo shirt

· A Nike hat

· A round of golf at Keene Trace Golf Club

· A parking pass and tournament credential

· Four grounds passes

· Food & beverage voucher

If you are interested in learning about the volunteer opportunities available, please check out

Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver Assessment Project FAQ

Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver Assessment Project FAQ

In these meetings, DMS indicated that we would be releasing a Frequently Asked Questions document (FAQ) and the slide deck from the presentation given at the town halls. Please find both promised documents attached. In addition, DMS and Navigant have recorded the presentation for viewing. You can access this presentation at

*Adobe Connect application required to view presentation*

FAQ Link: Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver Assessment Project FAQ