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Elder law

Elder law

Elder law relates to some areas of elder law and estate scheduling legal practices as they relate to the elderly. It covers an area of legal exercise that places an emphasis on those subjects that involve the growing aging population. Because older people are faced with complicated, end-of-life decisions involving jubilation, estate planning, and long-term care, elder law focuses on wills, trusts, tax issues, Social Security profits, Medicare and Medicaid coverage, nursing-home care, in-home care, powers of attorney, medical directives, and other legal subjects of particular interest to them such as elder abuse law.
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The elder law covers three major categories:
  1. Estate scheduling and management, including tax questions;
  2. Medicaid, disability and other long-term care matters; and
  3. Guardianship, and obligation subjects, including fiduciary management.
Other topics found under the umbrella of elder law incorporate such areas as estate development; wills; trusts; guardianships; protection against elder maltreatment, neglect, and fraud; end-of-life planning; all levels of invalidity and medical care; retirement planning; Social Security profit; Medicare and Medicaid coverage; Medicaid planning (United States); consumer protection; nursing homes and in-home care; powers of attorney; physicians' or medical care directives, declarations and powers of attorney; landowner/tenant requirements; real estate and mortgage support; different levels of counsel, counseling and support of rights; tax issues; and discrimination.

Careers in or associated with Elder Law

Careers about the Elder Law include lawyers, paralegals, legal assistants, legal secretaries, Guardians ad Litem (GAL), different types of psychologists, care givers, financial planners, policy makers and legal advocates, profit specialists, Better Business Bureau, Attorney General's Office, Consumer Protection Agency, political watch-dog groups, health care suppliers, investigators, funeral planners, grief counselors, case workers, abuse & fraud investigators, educators, product developers, transportation providers, distraction and tour guides, real estate agents, mortgage brokers, cover providers, or only elder companions.

Basically any career field can produce a profit to the aging of modern society.