The 2017 Oscar-nominated documentary Edith+Eddie tells the story of Edith Hill and Eddie Harrison, who marry in their mid-90s and become known online as "America’s oldest interracial couple". More than an inspiring love story, theirs also is a cautionary and heart-breaking tale about the state of elder justice and guardianship in the US as Hill's daughters battle over her care and the wishes of the couple to remain together. More →
Date(s) - 01/09/2018
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Elder financial exploitation costs victims, families, governments, and businesses more than $2.9 billion annually and affects millions of older adults. Every legal advocate needs a basic understanding of what financial exploitation is and how to recognize, prevent, and respond to it effectively.
Participants in the webinar, Legal Basics- Elder Financial Exploitation, will obtain a basic understanding of the following, along with helpful action tools:
- Types of elder financial exploitation and its extent & cost;
- Victim characteristics;
- Detection tools;
- Action steps & ethical issues; and
- Remedies and system change opportunities.
Webinar participants will also receive a Chapter Summary, detailing the presentation. The Chapter Summary will be available at ncler.acl.gov.
Closed captioning will be available on this webinar. A link with access to the captions will be shared through GoToWebinar’s chat box shortly before the webinar start time.
- Charles Sabatino, Director, ABA Commission on Law and Aging
- David Godfrey, Senior Attorney, ABA Commission on Law and Aging
The webinar will take place on Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 at 11:00 am/2:00 pm PT/ET.
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