Free Webinar For Legal Professionals: Elder Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation and Clients with Dementia
Event date: 01/24/2013 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM Eastern time zone
Lori Stiegel, Senior Attorney, American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging
Kathy Greenlee, the Administrator of the Administration for Community Living and Assistant Secretary for Aging, will open our discussion. As a Federal advocate for older Americans and their concerns, the Administration on Aging is dedicated to protecting the rights of older people and preventing their abuse, neglect, and exploitation
The webinar series covers legal issues of people with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and their caregivers. Persons with AD are particularly vulnerable to financial exploitation, physical or emotional abuse, and neglect both at home and in care facilities. These webinars, as outlined in the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease, will help ensure that people with AD have their dignity, safety, and rights maintained.
Join the American Bar Association (ABA) Commission on Law and Aging as part of our work in the National Legal Resource Center and the Administration on Aging to talk through what is important for your clients with Alzheimer's and related dementias.
The January 24 webinar is for legal professionals on elder abuse, neglect and exploitation vis a vis clients with dementia.