Register now! The IICLE® 16th Annual Elder Law Short Course (virtual edition) will bring you up to speed on the latest in elder law ... from a safe social distance! New this Year: All registrants will have FREE access to the entire program online on-demand, with the opportunity to earn credit for breakout sessions missed at no additional charge.
A Forbes article confirms that elder and long-term care is rapidly becoming one of the most daunting healthcare challenges of our day: “between 2015 and 2030, the number of people in the world aged 60 years or over is expected to grow by 56%, from just over 900 million to nearly 1.5 billion. By 2050, the global population of people older than 60 is expected to jump to two billion. In the United States, the number of Americans over the age of 65 is expected to double from roughly 50 million today to nearly 100 million by 2060”. This 30-minute program explores the impact to attorneys of this demographic change which is a defining issue of our time, including: the impact of the aging population; traditional estate planning practices; long-term care considerations; evaluating appropriate long-term care planning for your client; and coordinating long-term care strategies into an estate plan.
The definition of mental health facilities was greatly expanded by In re Linda B, a Illinois Supreme Court case with significance for hospitals and nursing facilities who treat persons with a diagnosis of mental health issues. Learn how to get a client into or out of a mental health facility and how to get court orders for medication or for the use of electro convulsive therapy (ECT), which is being used more often for persons who are elderly and diagnosed with depression.