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Senior Law Handbook

Individual chapters from the 2013 edition of the Senior Law Handbook are available for download in a pdf format.  To download the complete handbook click here.


Senior Law Handbook - 2013

Editor's Notes, Table of Contents, About the Authors
Chapter 1:
      Social Security Benefits
Chapter 2:
Chapter 3:
      Health Insurance Beyond Medicare
Chapter 4:
Chapter 5:
      Government Programs and Financial Assistance
Chapter 6:
       Veterans’ Benefits
Chapter 7:
       Long-Term Care Insurance
Chapter 8:
       Financial Difficulty for Seniors
Chapter 9:
       Employment Discrimination
Chapter 10:
       Workers’ Compensation and Seniors
Chapter 11:
       Arm Yourself with Consumer Protection Information
Chapter 12:
       Protecting Yourself from Crime
Chapter 13:
       Family Relationships
Chapter 14:
       Grandparent Custody and Visitation Issues
Chapter 15:
       Estate Planning: Wills, Trusts, and Your Property
Chapter 16:
       Estate and Succession Planning for Farmers and Ranchers
Chapter 17:
Chapter 18:
       Philanthropy and Planned Giving
Chapter 19:
       Estate Planning for Non-Traditional Families
Chapter 20:
       Reverse Mortgages
Chapter 21:
       Assisted Living and Nursing Home Issues
Chapter 22:
       Hospital Discharge Planning: Advocating for Seniors’ MedicareRehabilitation Benefits
Chapter 23:
       Powers of Attorney
Chapter 24:
       Medical Advance Directives
Chapter 25:
       Conservatorship of Adults
Chapter 26:
       Guardianship of Adults
Chapter 27:
       Hospice and Palliative Care: Options for Care at the End of Life
Chapter 28:
       What to Do When Someone Dies: Responsibilities of the PersonalRepresentative and Trustee Under Probate
Chapter 29:
       Family Discussions, Decisions, and Dispute Resolution
Chapter 30:
       Programs, Services, and Resources for Older Adults
Chapter 31:
       Aging in Place: Maintaining Your Independence at Home
Chapter 32:
       Lifelong Learning and the Aging Brain

Appendix A: Glossary
Appendix B: Legal Resources
Appendix C:  2013 Senior Law Day Sponsors