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Our new Elder Abuse Fatality Review Team webpage features background information, a list of existing teams, relevant ABA policy, and resources including the original and updated replication manual, team accomplishments, and more.
The Advance Directives: Counseling Guide For Lawyers is a checklist of practice principles that will help guide you through the advance care planning process. This booklet presents a conceptual framework that helps align the practice of advance care planning in legal offices with the realities of implementation in health settings.
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Five Safeguards to Consider Adding to Any Power of Attorney for Finances
Here are four easy-to-understand booklets to help financial caregivers. Written by the Commission and published by the CFPB, the guides are for agents under powers of attorney, court-appointed guardians, trustees, and government fiduciaries (Social Security representative payees and VA fiduciaries).
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The ABA Commission provides a forum for legal professionals to communicate and share ideas on two active discussion lists. Elderbar, a discussion list for professionals in law and aging, and Collaborate, a discussion list on aging, disability, and dispute resolution. Contact the Commission on Law and Aging and get connected.Contact Us - Get connected