October 25, 2019

Elder abuse, financial exploitation top issues at ABA National Aging and Law meeting

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2019 — Law and Aging experts from across the country will address critical issues facing older Americans during the American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging’s 2019 National Aging and Law Conference, Oct. 31-Nov. 1 in Arlington, Va.

What:     National Aging and Law Conference
               Presented by the ABA Commission on Law and Aging

When:    Thursday-Friday, Oct. 31-1

Where:   Crystal Gateway Marriott
               1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
               Arlington, VA 22202

Program topics will include:

  • Empowering older adults
  • Combating elder abuse
  • Medical legal partnerships
  • Improving nutrition for older adults
  • Homeownership preservation
  • Preventing nursing facility evictions
  • Advance care planning tools
  • Working with clients with a diminished capacity
  • How to fight scams and financial exploitation
  • Serving the needs of older veterans
  • Examining the growing crisis of older consumers and student loan debt
  • Guardianship reform

A complete agenda can be found online.

There is no charge for media covering this event. To register, please contact Betsy Adeboyejo at 202-662-1039 or Betsy.Adeboyejo@americanbar.org.

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