Event: Navigating Legal Issues for Family Caregivers

Presented by Attorney Kathryn C. Casey, this session will answer fundamental legal questions common to all family caregivers responsible for taking care of individuals who are unable to care for themselves. Learn to navigate the legal issues involved in caring for an another adult. What are the duties and authorities under a Power of Attorney for Property, Power of Attorney for Healthcare, Living Trust or Living Will? How does the law allow for a person to manage another person’s finances and healthcare? How can loved ones make financial, personal and medical decisions under the law? Is it possible to avoid legal pitfalls as a caregiver? What legal options are still available in planning and paying for long term care? How can caregivers utilize Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care insurance and personal care contracts to maximize a loved one’s quality of life.

Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Lake Barrington Woods, 22320 Classic Court, Lake Barrington, IL 60010

To Register: No charge to attend. Pre Registration is required by calling Lake Barrington Woods at

847-842-8900 by November 7, 2011. Seating is limited.

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