Free September 22 Web Conference Helps Illinois Caregivers Address Legal Issues that Impact Seniors
The non-profit National Private Duty Association (NPDA), along with the
Illinois Chapter, has announced that it will host a consumer education web
conference entitled Addressing Legal Issues that Impact Seniors on Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. EST (7 p.m. CT). The live and interactive program will
provide advice on elder law matters, including pinpointing when you need to
address legal issues, what the implications are, and how to ensure that you
and your family are protected. The event is free of charge to participants.
The web conference topics include an overview of elder law issues, powers of
attorney, informed consent and guardianship, advance directives, will and
trusts, and the timing involved for each.
“Caring for an aging parent brings many challenges,” said Sheila McMackin,
president of NPDA. “It’s vital that a family know what legal issues they
need to address and the appropriate timing involved. Being knowledgeable of
these issues is key to protecting your aging parent, providing the best care
This event’s presenter is an expert on social work issues, as well as being
an attorney. Joseph T. Monahan, M.S.W., A.C.S.W., J.D. is the legal counsel
for the NPDA. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degree in social work
from the University of Illinois in Champaign and his law degree from DePaul
University College of Law. He is very involved with training and counseling
for several legal and social issues groups.
Pre-registration for the event is required. Sign up today by visiting the
registration link at www.privatedutyhomecare.org.
The NPDA is the first and only association in the country dedicated
exclusively to private pay home care providers. The NPDA, a non-profit
organization, currently represents more than 1,100 home care agencies in
forty-four states and Puerto Rico.