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Free Webinar For Legal Professionals: Advance Care Planning with People with Dementia

Tuesday December 04 , 2012

  • By: National Senior Citizens Law Center
  • Location:
    Online, CA
  • Source: CALegalAdvocates > CALegalAdvocates.org

oin us for a Webinar on December 4

Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat now at:
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/643530305

Join the American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging and the Administration on Aging to talk through what is important for your clients with Alzheimer's and related dementias.

The December 4 webinar aims to provide continuing education to develop dementia capable legal professionals. It is open to any law or aging professional.

Participants will learn about:
• Characteristics and types of dementia
• Essentials of advance planning for health care and financial needs
• Counseling clients with dementia
• Drafting accountability into planning documents
• Risks of abuse, neglect and exploitation in drafting and reviewing documents for persons with dementia
• Best practices for attorneys

Presenters:
Charlie Sabatino, Esq., Director, ABA Commission on Law and Aging
David Godfrey, Esq., Senior Attorney, ABA Commission on Law and Aging
Jane Tilly, DrPH, Office of Supportive and Caregiver Services, Administration on Aging/Administration for Community Living

There is no charge for this webinar.
All time listings are in Eastern Standard Time.
If you have any questions email trainings@nclc.org

This webinar is part two of the AoA/ABA Legal Resources and Alzheimer's Webinar Series, covering legal issues of people with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and their caregivers. Persons with AD are vulnerable to financial exploitation, physical or emotional abuse, and. As outlined in the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease, the webinars will help ensure that people with AD have their dignity, safety, and rights maintained.

Future webinars include:

• December 12, 2012: Open to Aging Network staff: Legal issue spotting and finding dementia capable legal assistance and resources

• January 24, 2013: Open to law or aging professionals: Elder abuse, neglect and exploitation and dementia

Additional sponsorship for this Webinar is provided by an Administration on Aging (AoA) grant.

Title:

Free Webinar For Legal Professionals: Advance Care Planning with People with Dementia

Date:

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Time:

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

System Requirements
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server

Mac®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer

Mobile attendees
Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet

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