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Legal Remedies for Abuse, Neglect, and Financial Exploitation

Thursday 09/28/2017 08:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Lexington Square - Elmhurst
400 West Butterfield Rd, Elmhurst, IL 60126
~ Review rights and responsibilities of an agent under power of attorney including those that the agent doesn’t have
~ Guidance on the guardianship process and the role, authority, and powers of a guardian
~ Overview of legal remedies available to adult protective services including access and freeze orders
~ Discussion of legal safeguards that can be put in place by clients to protect from neglect, abuse, and financial exploitation

Presented by: Melissa LaPointe, JD
Melissa concentrates her practice in elder law, with a focus on long-term care planning, which includes Medicaid and VA planning, litigation for vulnerable adults against abuse, neglect, and exploitation, and guardianship estates. Her vast knowledge and presentation style make her the perfect person to speak on this important topic.

8:30am - 9:00am - Sign-in
9:00am - 10:30am - Presentation

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

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 1.5 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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