ACL/ABA: Legal Issues and Alzheimer’s Webinar Series (December 4, 2012): Webinar #2:

ACL/ABA: Legal Issues and Alzheimer’s Webinar Series (December 4, 2012): Part 2: For Legal Professionals:
Advance Care Planning with People with Dementia

Speakers: Charlie Sabatino, Esq., Director, American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging.
David Godfrey, Esq., Senior Staff Attorney, American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging.

Webinar covered:
Understand the characteristics of a dementia capable legal professional;
Advise clients on the importance of advance planning and available planning tools for health care and finances;
Provide keys to reviewing existing advance planning;
Understand and mitigate risk of abuse, neglect and exploitation;
Draft accountability into advance planning documents

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.