Saturday, September 10, 2011

AALS Aging and the Law Listserv September 10, 2011

September is World Alzheimer’s Month. Visit the Alzheimer’s Association website at http://www.alz.org/index.asp for more information. All supporters are to wear purple on Wednesday, September 21!

ABA CLE Webinar on September 13, 2011 – Elder Abuse: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know. http://apps.americanbar.org/cle/programs/t11wln1.html

Borchard Foundation Center on Law & Aging – Academic Research Grant Program – Accepting Online Applications until 10/15/2011. See: http://www.borchardcla.org/

 

1. For the Recently Widowed, Some Big Financial Pitfalls to Avoid: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/03/your-money/4-money-pitfalls-every-widow-should-avoid.html?_r=1&src=me&ref=general

 2. Death With Dignity August Blog Recap: http://www.deathwithdignity.org/2011/08/31/august-blog-recap/; Massachusetts Attorney General Certifies the Proposed Ballot Measure: http://www.deathwithdignity.org/2011/09/08/massachusetts-attorney-general-certifies/; and Vermont legislation update: http://www.deathwithdignity.org/2011/08/12/vermont-death-dignity-effort/

 3. More Elderly Couples Live Together Without Marrying: http://www.globalaging.org/elderrights/us/2011/grandma%20granpa.html

 4. A Helping Hand, Paid on Commission: http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/09/02/a-helping-hand-paid-on-commission/

 5. Memory Quizzes Still Best For Alzheimer's Diagnosis: http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2011/09/06/140216789/memory-quizzes-still-best-for-alzheimers-diagnosis?ps=sh_sthdl

 6. Some Builders Are Ready for the Wave of Seniors: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/24/realestate/commercial/builders-of-senior-housing-respond-to-growing-need.html?_r=1&ref=elderly

7. The New and Improved (?) Power of Attorney Law (Florida): http://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/showstory.php?Story_id=534416

 8. Simon Cowell Wants to Freeze His Body After He Dies: http://blog.trialandheirs.com/celebrities/simon-cowell-wants-to-freeze-his-body-after-he-dies

 9. Protecting Your Parents: Keep the Sharks at Bay: http://money.cnn.com/2011/08/10/retirement/protecting_parents.moneymag/index.htm

10. Retirees Increasingly Depending on Social Security: http://money.usnews.com/money/retirement/articles/2011/08/30/retirees-increasingly-depending-on-social-security

Ann Murphy

Professor

Gonzaga University School of Law

WEBSITE OF THE AALS SECTION ON AGING AND THE LAW:

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

 

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