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Navigating Legal Issues for Family Caregivers; What Human Service Providers Need to Know

Wednesday 08/23/2017 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Summit of Uptown
10 North Summit Ave., Park Ridge, IL 60068
Presented by: Janna Dutton, JD, CELA

This session will answer fundamental legal questions common to family caregivers. Janna will cover Topics such as
• What are the duties and authorities under a Power of Attorney for Healthcare, Living Trust or Living Will?
• How does the law allow for a person to manage an incapacitated person’s finances?
• How you can assist your clients avoid legal pitfalls as a family caregiver.
• How can family caregivers utilize Medicare, Medicaid, long term care insurance and personal care contracts to maximize an incapacitated person's quality of life

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Presentation 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Continuing Education: This program will award 1.5 clock hours to Illinois Social Workers, Professional Counselors, Nurses and Nursing Home Administrators.

Registration: Advanced registration is required. There is a $10.00 fee payable to Elderwerks Educational Services, a 501C3 not-for-profit corporation, for all professionals attending a 3 CE credit hour event. Payments are non-refundable. All proceeds are tax-deductible in accordance with Illinois law (tax ID#46-0916476). Please send payment to Elderwerks Educational Services, PO Box 92, Cary, IL 60013. You can also call 847-462-0885 or send an email to to pay via other sources.

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