An essential resource, Everyday Law for Seniors provides easy-to-understand information for readers who want to make the best possible decisions about retirement options, health care, where to live, and planning for long-term care. Frolik and Whitton, national experts in elder law, explain the wide range of legal rights and benefits that every senior should consider, whether looking ahead or responding to a crisis. Updated with the latest federal benefit information and a host of helpful internet resources, this timely book is for everyone who wants to get the most from their senior years.
Coverage of the new edition:
"Everyday Law for Seniors: A Guide For the Tough Questions" AARP Blog April 11, 2012.
"The Caregiver's Bookshelf: A Law Guide for Seniors" The New York Times New Old Age Blog April 2, 2012.
Praise for the original edition:
“VERDICT: This comprehensive primer on elder law is useful not only to seniors and their families. By adding citations to primary statutory and regulatory authority, Frolik and Whitton make it useful to law library patrons as well.”
“The clarity of the explanations in this book sets it apart from others…. Everyday Law for Seniors provides a clear, concise, understandable tour of the most critical issues in law and aging. You will definitely want to share this book with friends and family, and if you work in a helping field, with clients.”
—Charles P. Sabatino, Director, ABA Commission on Law and Aging
“A clearly written, understandable, comprehensive legal guide.”
—Edward D. (Ned) Spurgeon, Executive Director, Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging