Long-Term Care Medical Assistance basics class offered

St. Cloud Area Legal Services will be presenting a short legal education seminar in Cambridge.

The seminar will be held Thursday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. at Bridge Park Apartments, 121 South Fern St., Cambridge.

The presentation is approximately 30 to 45 minutes long and will cover the basics of Medical Assistance as it pertains to long-term care needs.

Topics covered will include:

• What the MA eligibility requirements are

• What assets are counted and what are you allowed to keep

• How much of a monthly allowance a community spouse is allowed

• What the different acronyms (such as EW, SLMB, QMB) mean

There is no cost for the seminar. This is not an asset-planning seminar. It is intended for seniors and their family members who want more information about Medical Assistance before applying.