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March 27, 2020

Resources available for older adults as they shelter in place during the coronavirus

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2020 — The American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging has available information and resources to guide lawyers and advocates as communities contend with the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Information includes:

  • How the Elder Law Community Can Help as People Shelter in Place
  • It’s Time for Legal Planning to Catch Up in a Digital World
  • Coronavirus Isolation May Heighten Risk for Elder Abuse
  • Health Care Decision-Making in the Time of Coronavirus
  • Resources for Older Americans
  •  Legal Assistance and Practice Tips
  • Coronavirus and Consumer Protections

Information and resources are available here.

The ABA can refer reporters to legal experts available to speak about aging law issues during the coronavirus pandemic. Reporters seeking comment and analysis on these topics may contact Betsy Adeboyejo at 202-662-1039 or at [email protected] for more information

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