Elder Law is defined as the legal practice of counseling and representing older persons and their representatives about health care and long-term planning, eligibility and receipt of public benefits (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid), planning for incapacity and mental incompetence, estate planning and applicable tax expertise, and employment discrimination.
This guide was originally developed by Margaret Moreland, reference librarian. It was updated and reorganized by Lorraine Chun, reference librarian. Currently it is maintained by Rebecca Pressman and Cynthia Pittson.