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Law and legal services for an aging population

James E. Thornton

Law and legal services for an aging population

by James E. Thornton

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Published by University of British Columbia, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Committee on Gerontology in Vancouver, B.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada.,
  • Legal assistance to older people -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprincipal investigators: James E. Thornton, Donald J. MacDougall.
    ContributionsMacDougall, D. J., University of British Columbia. Committee on Gerontology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKE3522 .T467 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 188 p. :
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20499865M

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    Legal Services of Greater Miami is the contracted provider with the Alliance for Aging serving both Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. Eligibility for these services is based on age, not income, so elders should provide their age if they call. Priorities are established on the types of legal matters handled. The David Berg Center for Law and Aging focuses on a wide range of legal and policy issues affecting the older adult population and victims of elder abuse and mistreatment. The Center offers the unique opportunity to work at the nation's first elder abuse shelter, The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention, Intervention.


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