Category Archives: Elder Law

Pa. elder-care dialogue urged (Lancaster Online)

By 2020, more than 3 million state residents will be 60 or older. That's one in four people. The big questions are: how will long-term-care providers handle the booming need for their services And how will retirees and state government be able to pay for it Several state lawmake….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was opened for signature at the U.N. on March 30, 2007. It is found at http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/enable/conventioninfo.htm, along with FAQs (such as What is an international convention?): http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/enable/convinfofaq.htm….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Monstrous hike in LTCI premiums for California public employees

Thousands of state and local government workers and retirees will pay more for long-term care policies as Californias largest health insurance provider struggles to contain costs. The California Public Employees Retirement System has notified 173,000 policyholders that the cost of….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Cops investigate elder abuse report at care home (The San Francisco Examiner)

Doors nailed shut, locks and chains barring doors, and windows screwed shut were discovered by authorities called to Winston Manor, a residential-care home for seniors in South San Francisco. South City police are investigating potential elder abuse at the 20 Elkwood Drive facility, which houses six elderly residents, and the fire department issued $3,500 in citations Thursday for blocking exits, ….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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CCELS Call for Papers

The Canadian Centre for Elder Law Studies has announced a Call for Papers for the Third Annual Canadian Conference on Elder Law, to be held November 9th and 10th, 2007 at the Sheraton Wall Centre, Vancouver, Canada. The overarching theme….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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