By 2025, one in five Oregonians will be over age 65. Older clients need lawyers who understand the challenges they face, such as paying for long-term care, providing for loved ones, and ensuring that their plans for end-of-life care will be respected. This program provides the essential tools needed to analyze your clients’ situations, answer their questions, and develop practical strategies to help them achieve their goals. Get up-to-date information about the eligibility requirements for key government benefit programs, including Medicaid for long-term care. Master the basic strategies used to protect the home and the spouse who does not need care. Identify ways to integrate ABLE accounts into planning for people with disabilities. Learn how Oregon’s Advance Directive for Health Care is changing and how to increase its effectiveness from a health care provider’s perspective. Explore the steps for preventing and avoiding ethical conflicts in common elder law scenarios, and enhance your ability to recognize and respond to elder or child abuse.
Cosponsored by the Elder Law Section.
4 Practical Skills or General CLE credits, 1 Ethics credit, and 1 Abuse Reporting credit
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