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Thursday, December 7 • 2:15pm - 3:45pm
Promoting Elder Rights and Maximizing Legal Assistance for Older Adults

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As the population ages, more of the population in need of legal assistance will be older adults. Join us for an interactive discussion about how legal services can promote elder rights and help low-income older adults overcome the barriers they face. Learn about training and technical assistance available through the National Center on Law and Elder Rights, and share best practices for serving low-income older adults.


Hilary Dalin

Director, Office of Elder Justice and Adult Protective Services
Hilary Dalin is the Director of the Office of Elder Justice and Adult Protective Services at the Administration for Community Living in Washington DC. The Office coordinates and manages a federal response to elder abuse, including the operation, administration, and assessment of the... Read More →
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Jennifer Goldberg

Directing Attorney, Justice in Aging
Jennifer Goldberg is directing attorney at Justice in Aging, where she develops and implements initiatives that improve health care and long-term services and supports for low-income older adults across the country. Jennifer also serves as adjunct professor of law at Georgetown University... Read More →

Ashley Morse

AmeriCorps Equal Justice Works Elder Justice Legal Fellow, AARP Legal Counsel for the Elderly
Ashley Morse is the AmeriCorps Equal Justice Works Elder Justice Legal Fellow at AARP Legal Counsel for the Elderly, the DC Long Term Care Ombudsman Program and Network for Victim Recovery of DC. Ashley works on abuse, financial exploitation, and neglect cases specifically dealing... Read More →

Tina Smith Nelson

LCE Manager and Attorney, Legal Counsel for the Elderly
Tina Smith Nelson is employed as a manager with AARP Legal Counsel for the Elderly (LCE), where she supervises, manages, and oversees civil litigation on behalf of low-income older persons who reside in Washington, D.C., for three projects – Public Benefits & General Services, Homebound... Read More →

Thursday December 7, 2017 2:15pm - 3:45pm EST
Meeting Room 5 Meeting Room Level