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American University Washington College of Law    
 
    
 
  Nov 20, 2017
 
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LAW - 812 Elder Law: Policy and Practice Seminar


(2 hrs.)

Explores issues confronting the elder law practitioner and examines policy issues concerning law and aging in America. Students acquire a basic working knowledge of various elder law issues, including planning for incapacity, guardianship, social security, Medicare coverage, and long-term care planning. The seminar also focuses on public policy issues, such as autonomy versus the need for protective action, death and dying, and the extent of medical and income protection for the senior population. Abravanel Spring