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NCJ Number: 51375 Find in a Library
Title: LAW OF THE ELDERLY
Corporate Author: Practicing Law Institute
United States of America
Editor(s): J A WEISS
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 398
Sponsoring Agency: Practicing Law Institute
New York, NY 10019
Sale Source: Practicing Law Institute
810 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE APPLICATION AND IMPACT OF FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS, CODES, AND STATUTES DEALING WITH INCOME, HEALTH, FRAUD, AND HOUSING ON THE ELDERLY ARE DISCUSSED.
Abstract: AN INTRODUCTORY OVERVIEW OF THE MAJOR INCOME AND HEALTH ISSUES AFFECTING THE ELDERLY IS FOLLOWED BY A DISCUSSION OF CASE LAW AND FEDERAL AND STATE CODES AND REGULATIONS. TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME, DOUBLE AND EARNED INCOME TAX DEDUCTION, SOCIAL SECURITY HEARING PROCEDURES, AGE DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT, NURSING HOME LAW, PROTECTIVE SERVICES AND THE LIMITS OF PARENS PATRIAE, THE TAX REFORM ACT OF 1976, CONSUMER FRAUD, CONDOMINIUM CONVERSION, AND THE APPLICATION AND ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICAID IN NEW YORK, CALIFORNIA, AND FLORIDA. AN ADVOCATE'S GUIDE TO THE MEDICARE PROGRAM AND AN ANALYSIS OF THE EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT INCOME SECURITY ACT OF 1974 ARE PROVIDED ALONG WITH DISCUSSION OF HOW TO HANDLE DISABILITY INSURANCE AND WHAT ELDERLY PERSONS WITH SMALL INCOMES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MONEY MANAGEMENT. APPENDED MATERIALS DEAL WITH ORGAN DONATIONS, FILLING THE GAPS IN MEDICARE, COMPLAINTS AGAINST DOCTORS, AND INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS FOR HOMEMAKERS. AN APPELLATE COURT DECISION ON THE UNCONSTITUTIONALITY OF A MANDATORY RETIREMENT AGE FOR POLICE OFFICERS IS ALSO APPENDED. REFERENCES ARE FOOTNOTED. NO INDEX IS PROVIDED. SEE ALSO NCJ 50584, 50585, AND 51376. (KBL)
Index Term(s): California; Consumer fraud; Discrimination; Federal Code; Florida; Judicial decisions; Laws and Statutes; Medical and dental services; New York; Older Adults (65+); Regulations; Retirement and pensions; State laws
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