Legal & Ethical Issues

posted Sat, 2020-02-08 17:52
The Winter 2019−20  issue of Generations outlines the high-risk situations in which access to justice is unavailable, denied, questioned or otherwise thwarted—situations that professionals in the field of aging must be aware of in order to help.
posted Wed, 2020-02-05 14:04
A comparison of policy and procedure around supported decision-making for people with intellectual disabilities, and for people with age-related cognitive decline.
posted Mon, 2020-02-03 14:04
Knowing rights under the law is critical to ensure proper guardianship—or avoid it altogether.
posted Sun, 2020-02-02 14:04
How access to justice shapes—and challenges—the civil lives of older adults.
posted Sat, 2020-02-01 14:04
An overview of U.S. civil rights laws, how they do (or do not) protect America’s elders, and how advocates can take action when elders’ rights are violated. 
posted Fri, 2020-01-31 14:03
A program that combats elder financial abuse by fighting to recover money stolen from older adults with disabilities.
posted Tue, 2019-11-26 13:00
The opportunity to live in a caring, well-staffed senior living facility may provide the necessary well-being and connectedness that often is absent when elders live independently.
posted Thu, 2019-11-21 13:42
For many people, transitioning from the corporate world to the nonprofit sector seems an impossible feat.
posted Mon, 2019-11-18 14:11
Nursing home suicides, what LGBTQ elders and immigrants share, the lives and legacies of America’s vets, helping hoarders and more…
posted Mon, 2019-09-23 16:30
The sad reality is that for too long guardianship abuse has been a hidden secret in this country.