ACL/ABA: Legal Issues and Alzheimer’s Webinar Series (December 12, 2012): Webinar #3

ACL/ABA: Legal Issues and Alzheimer’s Webinar Series (December 12, 2012): Part 3: For Aging Professionals:
Critical Legal Issues in Alzheimer’s

Webinar covered:
Understand the characteristics of a dementia capable legal professional;
When to seek legal assistance;
Legal issue spotting;
Resources;
Finding legal help

Speakers: David Godfrey, Esq., Senior Staff Attorney, American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging. Troy Johnson, MSW, Director of Programs and Services, Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass. Jane Tilly, DrPH, Office of Supportive and Caregiver Services, Administration for Community Living/Administration on Aging.

Also: Decision Making: autonomy, capacity, care planning, competency, ethics, financial capacity, informed consent, shared decision-making, care management

Audio is available upon request. Please contact Erin Long at erin.long@acl.hhs.gov.