State Bar of Montana's
Elder Assistance Committee
Serve as a liaison between the American Bar Association Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly and members of the State Bar in order to support the delivery of legal services to Montana's senior citizens.
Supervise the development of elder law related publications and CLE.
Next Meeting- January 20th by conference call
The Committee met via conference call on November 18, 2013. Click here for the meeting agenda and here for the meeting minutes.
The Committee met via conference call on October 21, 2013. Click here for the meeting agenda and here for the meeting minutes.
Check out the: State by State Snapshot of Senior Poverty by the Kaiser Foundation
Legal Developer Program Grant
The Agency On Aging Advisory Committee met in person on October 18th. Click here for the agenda and here for the minutes.
The next meeting will be January 16, 2014.
Look for articles in the Montana Lawyer from experts in this field!
The first article was: Making a Law Office Elder Friendly
Montana Lawyer Articles
Exploitation: The sometimes invisible abuse of our elderly
By Cynthia H. Shott, pages 12-13
Appropriate debt collection practices for the elderly
By Gail K. Bourguignon, pages 8-10
When you become your parents' caregiver
By Twyla Scketchley, pages 8-9
Medicaid for long-term care: The basics
By Sol Lovas, CELA, , pages 38-40
Retiring baby boomers highlight need for legal document clinics
By John McCrea, pages18-20
December 2012/January 2013
"Be patient, be flexible, and let go of what you cannot control."
By Anne Yates, pages 34-36
The Committee met in person on September 19, 2013 at the annual meeting of the State Bar in Helena. Click here for the meeting agenda and here for the meeting minutes.
The True Impact of Longterm Care
ABA BiFocal Newsletter
ABA Commission on Law & Aging
Administration on Aging
Center for Medicare Advocacy
Fair Debt Collection Practices Act- Q & A
Family Caregive Alliance
Medicare Rights Center
National Center on Elder Abuse
Social Security Administration
Uniform Trust Code
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs