Friday, February 29, 2008
The February 2008 issue of BIFOCAL, Journal of the ABA Commission on Law and Aging , is now available.
This issue features:
- Team Approach to Guardianship Preserves Independence of Ward, Generates Savings for State, by Jean Callahan and Andrea Snelson, The Vera Institute of Justice
- Legal Services Program Tackles Senior Debt, by Dolores Schaefer, MFY Legal Services
- Economic Stimulus Bill Includes Disregard of Refund As Income or Resources, by Holly Robinson, ABA Commission
- Public Guardianship After 25 Years: In the Best Interest of Incapacitated People? by Pamela B. Teaster, Erica F. Wood, Winsor C. Schmidt, Jr., and Susan A. Lawrence
- Kentucky Assesses Legal Needs of Seniors
- National Healthcare Decisions Day Set for April 16, 2008 (Webinar March 19)
- Select NALC Workshops Available Online for Listening
- Funding Opportunities: Partnership in Law and Aging (Last Chance!) Borchard Fellowship
The ABA Commission on Law and Aging distributes BIFOCAL six times a year to elder bar section and committee officers and members, legal services providers, elder law and other private practitioners, judges, court staff, advocates, policymakers, law schools and elder law clinics, law libraries, and other professionals in the law and aging network.
Visit http://www.abanet.org/aging/publications/bifocal.shtml#subscribe to receive the new issue or subscribe