Thursday, September 1, 2011

AALS Aging and the Law Listserv September 1, 2011

NOTE: The Aging and the Law Section will meet at the American Association of Law Schools’ annual meeting on Friday, January 6, 2012 from 8:30 am to 10:30 am at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. More details to follow. See: https://memberaccess.aals.org/eweb//DynamicPage.aspx?webcode=2012Aamwhy&Reg_evt_key=d4a06b1f-994e-4ffe-b5ea-548f57898594&RegPath=EventRegFees

1.           Clinical Trials Neglect the Elderly: http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/19/clinical-trials-neglect-the-elderly/

2.           New Palliative Care Model May Help Doctors Predict How Long Patients Have Left To Live: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/28/model-predicts-how-long-patients-live_n_938120.html

3.           Deciding to Die, Then Shown the Door: http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/24/deciding-to-die-then-shown-the-door/

4.           For Some Medical Evacuees, Safety Brought Its Own Difficulties: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/29/nyregion/hurricane-irene-for-some-medical-evacuees-seeking-safety-brought-its-own-difficulties.html?_r=1&ref=health

5.           Cost of Taking Care of Mom and Dad: http://www.aarp.org/relationships/caregiving/info-07-2011/caregivers-save-us-health-care-system-money.html

6.           Top 10 Elder Fraud Prevention Methods: http://www.aarp.org/relationships/caregiving/info-07-2011/top-ten-elder-fraud-prevention-methods.html

7.           Choosing Death Can Be Like a 'Birth,' Advocates Say: http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/08/30/assisted.suicide.oregon/

8.           Hunger Among Americans 50-Plus Spikes 80 Percent, New Study Says (SLIDESHOW): http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/30/hunger-americans-80-percent_n_942176.html

9.           'Dear Mr. President:' A Letter From America's Dementia Patients: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-zeisel-phd/dementia-obama_b_933599.html?ref=mostpopular

10.      Taming High Health Costs Takes Taming High-Tech: http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2011/08/30/140059492/taming-high-health-costs-takes-taming-high-tech?ps=sh_sthdl

Ann Murphy

Professor

Gonzaga University School of Law

(509) 313-3735

[email protected]

WEBSITE OF THE AALS SECTION ON AGING AND THE LAW:

http://aals.law.gonzaga.edu/

 

 

 

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