Elder Law

Catalog No.: 294

Course Description:

This course meets the Professional Skills Requirement. Addresses legal issues that impact older individuals, including a discussion of government benefits (Social Security, Medicaid, Medicare, and SSI), long-term care (types, contract issues, civil rights, and financial planning), guardianship and conservatorship, planning for incapacity, and health care decisions at the end of life. Emphasizes planning techniques for the average older client.