Vol. 36, Issue 3 (February 2015)

Volume 36 Issue 3   February 2015



Dispute Resolution and Aging: What Is the Nexus and Where Do We Stand?

What makes conflict resolution in the context of aging different from any other conflict resolution? You might say that the number of birthdays of the parties should not necessarily affect the kinds of conflicts, the dispute resolution skills needed, or the process of resolution. But actually, there are some key differences. This column will highlight the differences, trace the history as Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and aging have “come of age,” and profile some current activities in the burgeoning field.


BIFOCAL, the Commission on Law and Aging's bi-monthly journal, provides timely, valuable legal resources pertaining to older persons, generated through the joint efforts of public and private bar groups and the aging network.

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