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Advising Older Clients & Their Families - Volume 2
  • AK0005
  • 978-1-57862-204-7

Volume 2: 764+ pp.; 3rd ed.; 2014-15

Build your elder law practice with insights from Wisconsin authorities

Since the laws pertaining to issues that specifically affect older people are complex and dynamic, you need Advising Older Clients and Their Families Vol. II by your side. Written and reviewed by more than 60 of Wisconsin’s premier elder law attorneys, this is the foremost guide to elder law, specifically developed for Wisconsin practitioners.

This insightful overview of elder law is the perfect guide to turn to when building your elder law practice. You’ll learn about:

  • Protecting your clients’ rights and interests
  • Ways to foster relationships with your clients
  • Handling initial client interviews and billing

Find answers to your critical questions

The guide’s citations to key cases, statutes, and regulations will inform you about the laws affecting the most dynamic areas of elder law practice, including:

  • Asset protection
  • Health care decisions
  • Medicaid eligibility

Tons of extras to help you save time and effort

In Advising Older Clients and Their Families Vol. II you’ll find the practice pointers, tips, charts, forms, and other tools essential to help you build and maintain a successful elder law practice.

New in the Third Edition

The Third Edition (2014-15) reflects legal developments in the field of elder law, since publication of the last supplement. Significant legal developments include the following:

  • Change in Wisconsin’s Medicaid fiscal agent
  • Wisconsin Department of Health Services memos concerning emergency protective placement of individuals with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease
  • Wisconsin Department of Health Services memos on the duty of nursing homes to have staff members certified to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Updated state and federal government rates for Medicare premiums, poverty guidelines and the minimum monthly maintenance needs allowance, veterans’ benefits, need-based housing eligibility, and nursing home liability

Please note: As this book was going to print in June 2015, the Wisconsin Legislature was considering vast changes to Wisconsin’s community-based long-term care system.  For discussion of the proposed changes and the current state of the law, see chapter 17.

Summary of contents

Volume II

  1. Public and Private Health Care Financing
    1. Medicare
    2. Medicaid
    3. Veterans' Health Care Benefits
    4. Other Health-Care Financing Options
  2. Estate Planning, Advance Directives, and Guardianship
    1. Selected Estate Planning Issues for Older Clients
    2. Planning for Health Care Decision Making
    3. Guardianship and Protective Placement
  3. Long-Term Care
    1. Community-Based Long-Term Care Programs
    2. Long-Term Care Facilities: Regulation
    3. Long-Term Care Facilities: Enforcement of Residents' Rights
  4. Index

Whether you’re just starting an elder law practice and need an introduction, or you’re experienced in elder law and want a quick reference tool, you’ll come to rely on this vital resource. (Volume I also available. See Related Products.)

Order your copy today!

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