How the Elder Law Community Can Help as People Shelter in Place
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As the coronavirus invades communities throughout the U.S., the elder law community must adapt its practices to serve older adults as they shelter in place. The Commission on Law and Aging offers information and resources to guide lawyers and advocates in these unprecedented times.
Mind Your Loved Ones (MYLO)
As the coronavirus continues to take a devastating toll, the Mind Your Loved Ones mobile app is as important as ever. Known as MYLO, this app gives individuals the ability to store their own and their loved one’s critical medical information, health care directives, and other related data on their Apple or Android phones, iPads® or tablets. Users can send this information directly to health care providers (e.g. their doctors, hospitals, insurance companies, etc.), to their family members or trusted friends by email, fax, text, or print. ABA members – log-in to download the app at the discounted price of $4.99 Non-members – download the app for $7.99
More ABA Disaster Resources for Lawyers & Law Firms
ABA Committee on Disaster Response and Preparedness
Lawyers must take steps to protect their practices and serve their clients – and possibly other victims affected by a disaster. The ABA Committee on Disaster Response and Preparedness offers a variety of resources to help lawyers and firms prepare for and respond to disasters. A new task force also was created to respond to the growing legal needs of Americans arising from the coronavirus.ABA Coronavirus Task Force - Learn More