Law and the Elderly
Professor Ilene Klein
WestlawNext: Secondary sources > Texts and Treatises > Estate Planning: there are several good elder law treatises.
WestlawNext: State Materials > Massachusetts > Secondary Sources > Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. Materials (MCLE) > topics include Estate Planning, Family Law, and Health Law.
WestlawNext: State Materials as above …> Massachusetts Practice Series > Massachusetts Practice Elder Law.
Lexis Advance: Browse Topics > topics include estate, gift and trust law; family law; healthcare.
Lexis Advance: Browse Sources > Narrow by ‘Secondary Materials’ and ‘Treatises’ and Jurisdiction ‘Massachusetts’, then browse list of MCLE’s.
Bloomberg Law: One of the Practice Center tabs is “Health”. Another is “Labor and Employment”. Also, see “Books & Treatises” from Home Page “Getting Started” box.
Other online resources:
EBSCO Databases (Academic Search Premier, SocIndex) and ScienceDirect (from which you can request interlibrary loan of articles) are some of the interdisciplinary databases accessible from the library’s A-Z Databases.
BNA’s Health Law Resource Center has sections on Medicare and Medicaid, Health Insurance and Benefits, and more.
A search on keyword “elder” in the National Criminal Justice Reference Service retrieves many reports on abuse of the elderly.
Also, the library catalog’s Journal Locator can be used to keyword search within individual journals on elder law.
Selected individual titles (Portia catalog):
Print format records are linked below, except where online is more current, or there is no print in our library. For online equivalents, check Portia or Lexis/Westlaw/Bloomberg directly.
16th annual elder and disability law conference (MCLE)
16th annual New England estate planning conference (MCLE)
Advising the elderly client
Affordable Care Act implementation
Advising elder clients in crisis (MCLE)
Advising the elderly or disabled client
The advisor's guide to long-term care (ABA)
Aging in prison: the integration of research and practice
Beyond elder law: new directions in law and aging
Bloch on Social Security
CCH Pensions and deferred compensation guide
CCH Social Security Reporter
Conscious sedation at the end of life
Death talk: the case against euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide
Divorce in the golden years...(ABA)
Domestic violence against older women
Elder abuse: international and cross-cultural perspectives
Elder abuse litigation
Elder law answer book
Elder law basics (Mass. Bar. Inst.)
Elder law health care strategies
Elder law in a nutshell
Elder law and financial strategies
Elder law: what you need to know...
Elderlaw advocacy for the aging
Elderlaw forms manual (updated through 2011)
The elderlaw portfolio series
15th Annual Elder & Disability Law Conference
The elderly witness in court
Elders, crime, and the criminal justice system
Ethics in the practice of elder law
Employee retirement plans
Employees who are aging
Ethics in the practice of elder law (ABA)
Estate planning for the aging or incapacitated client in Massachusetts (MCLE)
Estate planning for the wealthy elderly client (MCLE)
Family crimes against the elderly
GAL training for category I, K, M, and Q matters
Gay and lesbian elders
Geronticide: killing the elderly
Guardianship and conservatorship in Massachusetts
Guardianship and conservatorship practice under the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code (MCLE)
A guide to elder planning: everything you need to know to protect your loved ones and yourself
Handling a "golden years" divorce
Handling SSI & SSDI claims
If that ever happens to me: making life and death decisions after Terri Schiavo
Incapacitated and alone: health-care decision making for the unbefriended elderly
Inside the castle: law and family in twentieth century America
The law and older persons: is geriatric jurisprudence therapeutic?
Latest techniques for middle class estates
The law of later-life health care and decision making
The lawyer's guide to elder injury and accident compensation
Life care planning and case management handbook
Litigating age discrimination cases
Long-term care advocacy
Massachusetts elder law
Massachusetts elder law sourcebook & citator (MCLE)
Major health care policies: 50 state profiles
Massachusetts Practice: volume 56-Elder Law
MassHealth advocacy guide (MCLE)
The MassHealth process from application to approval
Medicaid and health care planning update
Medicaid planning and irrevocable Medicaid trusts
Medicaid planning and medicare set-asides (MCLE)
Medical issues in social security disability (updated through 2010)
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys reference materials
New York Elder Law Handbook
Nursing home litigation
Nursing Home Transfer/Discharge Appeal Administrative Decisions
Nursing law and ethics
Old behind bars: the aging prison population in the United States
Older people in law and society
Palliative care and end-of-life decisions
Real estate issues for boomers and seniors (MCLE)
Residence options for older and disabled clients (ABA)
The right to die: the law of end-of-life decision making
Self-determination, dignity, and end-of-life care
The Social Security Act sourcebook (ABA)
Social Security disability claims: practice and procedure
Social security disability claims handbook
Social Security disability practice
Social security, Medicare & government pensions: getting the most out of your retirement and medical benefits
Someday all this will be yours: a history of inheritance and old age
Taking care: ethical caregiving in our aging society [President’s Council on Bioethics]
Tax, estate, and financial planning for the elderly
Tax planning for retirees
You and your aging parents: a guide to legal, financial, and health care issues