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Minneapolis Area Senior Workers Association Newsletter
April 2013
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Issue: # 4April 2013
As this newsletter hits your inbox, we are in the midst of the spring that refuses to come (or is it the winter that refuses to go?).

Well, we still know it's spring because the MASWA Spring Luncheon is right around the corner. Watch for registration details. And mark your calendars for this fun annual event - Tuesday, May 21st at the lovely Metropolitan Ballroom. By THEN I'm sure we'll have put our shovels away for good. (I'm hoping, anyway)



Thursday, April 25, 2013

2:15-2:30pm Networking
2:30 pm Business Meeting & Group Introductions
2:45 pm Networking
3:00 pm Presentation/Questions
4:00 pm Adjourn

TOPIC:  Capacity, Diminished Capacity,
             and Undue Influence

PRESENTER:  Kris Maser, Maser Amundson 

Kris Maser, shareholder and Elder Law Department chair for Maser Amundson co-founded the firm in 1984. She is a dedicated advocate for the elderly and their families, assisting in estate and medical assistance planning as well as conservatorship and guardianship issues and related issues related to wills, trusts, powers of attorney and health care directives.


1. Defining the terms capacity, diminished capacity, and continuum of capacity for certain tasks

2. Learning how to determine the level of capacity by evaluating medical, social, emotional, and behavioral factors

3. Recognizing six red flags of undue influence


Calvary Lutheran Church 

7520 Golden Valley Road

Golden Valley, MN 55427

directions and parking info: 

Calvary Lutheran Church

(lots of parking behind the church; meeting is located on the second level near the back parking lot doors) 




Elder Care Consultants PSC

Mike Justin, LICSW, MALP, Owner
Ph:  (612) 805-5672 
 [email protected] 



Questions? Contact the MASWA Program Co-Chairs: William Huseonica at [email protected], or Vicky Willcox, Marketing Director of the Colony at Eden Prairie, 952-828-9500.


Certificates of Attendance (CEU) will be available.

Annual Membership fee $20.00 Guest fee $5.00



Tuesday May 21st


Metropolitan Ballroom 

Speaker: Deena Ebbert from Charthouse Learning


Registration opens soon! Don't miss this wonderful event - great networking, a fun and informative speaker, delicious food and door prizes galore! 

If you aren't a member of MASWA yet, we'd love to have you join us. From networking at monthly meetings to a price break on annual events (like the Spring Luncheon and the Fall Aging Conference), membership is a great investment.

Annual membership dues is $20.

You can join at a monthly meeting or online at




Guests SAVE $5.00 - Bring a friend for FREE to the next MASWA meeting on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 2:30 pm at Calvary Lutheran Church in Golden Valley.   

Offer Expires: 4/25/2013