This piece was prepared in 2011 by the ABA Commission on Law and Aging, Washington, D.C., www. americanbar.org/aging, with support from the U.S. Administration on Aging. It was adapted with permission from a work created by staff of the Elder Law Clinic, Wake Forest University School of Law, www. law.wfu.edu/eclinic.xml.
Imagine that you are about to talk with the adult children of an elderly client who is meeting privately with one of your colleagues. Here is a way to explain the “Four Cs” to them.