NAELA Journal Volume 6 Issue 1

Today’s Elderly in Bankruptcy and Predictions for the Elderly of Tomorrow

By  Professors Theresa J. Pulley Radwan and Rebecca C. Morgan
Until the 2005 passage of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act, and again in recent years, the number of annual bankruptcy filings has risen. The rise has been particularly notable for the elderly and near-elderly.

Elders Falling Through a Loophole in Quality: Impacts of “Off-Label” Drug Promotion

By  Prof. James T. O’Reilly
“We’ll try you on something else,” the physician says to the elderly patient. “I think it might work for you.” The hopeful patient smiles and leaves the office with a prescription that costs hundreds of dollars to fill.

Financial Exploitation of the Elderly: Impact on Medicaid Eligibility

By  Donald D. Vanarelli, CELA
It is not uncommon for an elderly or disabled person to entrust his/her finances to a third party.

Multidisciplinary Practice and Ethics Part II — Lawyers, Doctors, and Confidentiality

By  A. Frank Johns, JD, LLM, CELA
The thesis of this two-part series of articles is based on the premise that the services and products provided to the elderly come from many different professions, including, but not limited to, accounting, insurance, finance, medicine, law, mental h

Book Review: Theories on Law and Ageing: The Jurisprudence of Elder Law

By  Kate Mewhinney, CELA
Where did Elder Law come from and where is it going? Is Elder Law really helping the elderly and how could it improve? These are just some of the questions addressed in Theories on Law and Ageing: The Jurisprudence of Elder Law, (Springer publishing

Spring 2010

 

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