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Vol. 42 Issue 3 (January-February 2021)


Virtual 2021 National Aging and Law Conference

Save The Date! October 6-8, 2021. Visit the NALC web page for continuing updates.

Also In This Issue


How Does Social Security Select Representative Payees for Adults? Results of an Independent Research Study

In 2018, the Social Security Advisory Board (SSAB) charged researchers at Virginia Tech and the ABA Commission on Law and Aging to conduct an independent study focusing on six compelling questions. The answers to these questions lead to a better understanding of selection practices which ultimately could lead to process improvements, and a reduction in the potential for misuse and abuse of beneficiary funds while maintaining beneficiary rights.