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Why You Should Attend
This year’s Institute will focus on key issues for attorneys and allied professionals who represent elderly clients or clients with aging parents. Experienced practitioners will discuss fundamental and evolving issues including an introduction to the process of obtaining Medicaid home care services, a review of New York’s Power of Attorney statute and proposed changes, end-of-life care and considerations, housing discrimination, and ethical issues that frequently arise in elder law practice. The program will also include a dynamic panel that will focus on challenges in identifying elder fraud and abuse cases and strategies for resolving such cases as well as promising interventions.
What You Will Learn
- Medicaid home care basics
- Power of attorney - New York update - the old and the new
- Housing discrimination and options
- Elder abuse: physical, psychological, financial
- Palliative care, hospice, and end of life options
- Ethical snow storms: how to avoid them
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for elder law practitioners, lawyers who represent elderly clients or younger clients with aging parents, and advocates interested in getting into this constantly evolving field. Experienced practitioners will explore developing issues and also review elder law fundamentals.