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General Materials
Social Security and Medicare
Medical Issues and Long Term Care
Estate Planning
Civil Rights
Internet Resources

General Materials

Bifocal, (Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly, American Bar Association). Periodicals.

Dyrud, Jonathan. Elder Care in Minnesota: Legal and Financial Issues. (NBI, 2004). KFM 5741.5 .H33 2004.

Elder Law Handbook, 3rd ed. (Minnesota CLE, 2012). KF475.A3 E554 2012.

Elder Law Institute. (Minnesota CLE, [annual]). KF475 .A3 E55.

Frolik, Lawrence A. and Richard L. Kaplan. Elder Law in a Nutshell. 5th ed. (Thomson/West, 2010). KF390 .A4 F752 2010.

Frolik, Lawrence A. and Linda S. Whitton. Everyday law for seniors. (2010). KF390.A4 F7535 2010.

Gerken, Joseph, "Elder Law Sources," 23 Legal Reference Services Quarterly 67 (2004).

Hegland, Kenney F. and Robert B. Fleming. New Times, New Challenges: Law and Advice for Savvy Seniors and Their Families. (Carolina Academic Press, 2010). KF390.A4 H443 2010.

Planning ahead: Who will make decisions for you? , from the Minnesota Board on Aging.

TO FIND MORE: Suggested subject headings in the online catalog are: Aged - Legal Status, Laws, etc., Older People - Legal Status, Laws, etc., Legal Assistance to the Aged. In the Index to Legal Periodicals and Books, try the subject heading, Aged. Or after a successful keyword search in either resource, look for useful subject headings under the items you retrieved and link to them.

Social Security and Medicare

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, United States Department of Health and Human Services.

Medicare and Medicaid Guide. (Commerce Clearing House, 1969-2010). KF3608 .A4 M4.

Medicaid, from Wex, the legal encyclopedia from the Legal Information Institute at Cornell.

Medicare, from Wex, the legal encyclopedia from the Legal Information Institute at Cornell.

McCormick, Harvey L. Social Security Claims and Procedures, 6th ed. (West Group, 2009). KF3649 .M27 2009.

MDHS Health Care Programs Manual. (Minnesota Department of Human Services).

Minnesota Department of Human Services Combined Manual. (Minnesota Department of Human Services).

Morton III, David A. Nolo's guide to social security disability: getting and keeping your benefits. (2012). KF3649 .M67 2012 .

Pratt, David A. Social Security and Medicare Answer Book, 5th ed. KF3650 .P69 2014.

Scully-Hayes, Kathleen. A Practical Guide to Medicare Appeals. (Chicago : ABA Pub., 2007). KF3608.A4 S38 2007.

Social Security, from Wex, the legal encyclopedia from the Legal Information Institute at Cornell.

Social Security Disability Claims Handbook,, 2013 ed. (West). KF 3649.S57.

TO FIND MORE: Suggested subject heading in the online catalog are: Social Security - Law and Legislation, Medicaid - Law and Legislation, Medicare - Law and Legislation. For the Index to Legal Periodicals and Books, try the subject headings, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid. Or after a successful keyword search in either resource, look for useful subject headings under the items you retrieved and link to them.

Medical Issues and Long Term Care

Blumer, Barbara J., The New Health Care Directive, 55 Bench & Bar of Minnesota. 25 (Sept. 1998).

Chun, Randall. Long-Term Care Services for the Elderly , from the Research Department, Minnesota House of Representatives.

Chun, Randall. Medical Assistance Treatment of Assets and Income: for Persons Seeking Long-Term Care , from the Research Department, Minnesota House of Representatives.

Dyrud, Jonathan A. Estate, Financial and Health Care Planning for Elder Clients. (NBI, 2009). KFM5540.Z9 D96 2008.

Jordan, Michael L.M. Durable Powers of Attorney and Health Care Directives, 4th ed. (Thomson West, 2004). KF1347.D72 2004.

Lewis, Terrie, Pain Management for the Elderly, 29 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 223 (2002).

Lewis, Terrie, Resolving Legal and Financial Issues in Elder Care. (NBI, 2008). KFM5491.A3 L48 2008.

Medical Assistance & Long Term Care Benefits. (Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, 2011) KFM5741.5.P65 M43 2011

Medical-Legal Aspects of Long-Term Care. (Lawyers & Judges Pub. Co., 2003). KF3826.N8 M43 2003.

Representing an Individual Entering a Nursing Home. (Minnesota CLE, 2001). KFM5741.5 .Z9 R46 2001.

Takacs, Timothy L. & David L. McGuffey, Medicaid Planning: Can It Be Justified? Legal and Ethical Implications of Medicaid Planning, 29 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 111 (2002).

TO FIND MORE: Suggested subject heading in the online catalog are: Nursing Homes - law and Legislation, Aged - long-term care, Long-term care of the sick, Long-term care facilities - Law and legislation, Insurance - Long-term care. For the Index to Legal Periodicals and Books, try the subject headings Nursing Homes, Long-term Care Insurance, Pain Management. Or after a successful keyword search, look for useful subject headings under the items you retrieved and link to them.

Estate Planning and Probate

Stein, Robert A. and Ian Fierstein, The Role of the Attorney in Estate Administration, 68 Minn. Law Rev. 1107 (June 1984).

Trusts and Estates Law Treatises, from the Minnesota State Law Library.

Wills, Trusts and Probate Forms, from the Minnesota State Law Library.

TO FIND MORE: Suggested subject heading in the online catalog are: Wills - Minnesota, Trusts and Trustee - Minnesota, Pensions - Law and Legislation, Estate Planning, Probate Law and Practice. For the Index to Legal Periodicals and Books, try the subject headings, Wills, Trusts and Trustees, Probate law and practice, Estate planning. Or after a successful keyword search, look for useful subject headings under the items you retrieved and link to them.

Civil Rights

Abuse of the Elderly: Signs, Symptoms, Indicators. (Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, 1997). Retired Collection KFM5741.5 .A387 1997.

Lewis, Terrie, Fifty Ways to Exploit Your Grandmother: the Status of Financial Abuse of the Elderly in Minnesota, 28 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 911 (2001).

Medoff. Ray, Unmasking Undue Influence, 81 Minn. Law Rev. 571 (1997).

TO FIND MORE: Suggested subject heading in the online catalog are: Wills - Minnesota, Trusts and Trustee - Minnesota, Pensions - Law and Legislation, Estate Planning, Probate Law and Practice. For the Index to Legal Periodicals and Books, try the subject headings, Elder Abuse. Or after a successful keyword search, look for useful subject headings under the items you retrieved and link to them.

Internet Resources -- Minnesota

Aging, from the Minnesota Dept. of Human Services

Minnesota Board on Aging

Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care

Seniors' Legal Rights, from the Office of the Minnesota Attorney General

Internet Resources -- Federal Government

Administration on Aging, United States Department of Health and Human Services.

National Legal Resource Center, from the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

Department of Veterans Affairs.

Senior Citizens' Resources, from USA.gov.

Medicare.gov, The Official Government Site for Medicare.

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.

Social Security, the Official website of the Social Security Administration.

Internet Resources -- Miscellaneous

ABA Commission on Law and Aging

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)

Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging and Longevity

Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc.

ElderLawAnswers.com

Elder Resources on the Internet, compiled by Marcus P. Zillman (LLRX)

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

National Senior Citizens Law Center

Pension Law, from Wex, the legal encyclopedia from the Legal Information Institute at Cornell.


Minnesota State Law Library: Pathfinder to Elder Law

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