Understanding the Surrogate Decision Makers- Who Decides When Your Patient or Client Can’t

Understanding the Surrogate Decision Makers- Who Decides When Your Patient or Client Can't

By Dutton Casey Mesoloras

Understanding the Surrogate Decision Makers- Who Decides When Your Patient or Client Can’t

Presented By: Attorney Amy Gjesdahl, JD
Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00

This session, offered in connection with Amita Behavioral Medicine, will discuss the types of decision-makers authorized by Illinois law to make decisions on behalf of a disabled adult including agents under Powers of Attorney, trustees, guardians, and health care surrogates. Before you can successfully work with these decision-makers, you need to (1) understand whether the decision-maker is legally entitled to make the decision at issue, and (2) know the extent of a decision-maker’s authority and what ethical standards he or she should apply when making decisions. This presentation will discuss these issues, and more, along with questions commonly asked of elder law attorneys.

Continuing Education: 1.0 CEU for LSW/LCSW, RN/APN/LPN, LCPC/LPC and Psychologists at no cost

Registration: Advanced registration is required. Click on this link to register: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8805032463536858125, or call 855-383-2224

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February 2021 Newsletter

February 2021 Newsletter

By Dutton Casey Mesoloras

Take a few minutes to read our February Newsletter; it contains helpful information for you and those you care about.

 You can read it on our website by clicking the following link: https://duttonelderlaw.com/newsletter/

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Elderwerks Caregiver Symposium

Elderwerks Caregiver Symposium

By Dutton Casey Mesoloras

The Elderwerks Caregiver Symposium provides education to caregivers. We understand that it can be very stressful trying to care for those we love who have illnesses that prevent them from performing daily activities. The education provided is designed to help you maintain your sense of self, build some coping skills, learn techniques to care for yourself and about resources to help you and your loved one in the home.


Date: February 15th, 2021


Time: 9:00am-5:00pm


Erin Vogt, LCSW, CMC, our Client Coordinator, is presenting: “Eldercare Resources; A Discussion with a Geriatric Social Worker and Certified Case Manager” from 3:45-4:45PM


Location: Webinar


Registration: There is no charge to attend. However, advanced registration is required. Please click on this link to register or for more information: https://app.glueup.com/event/elderwerks-caregiver-symposium-26662. Or call 855-462-0100.

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Legal Care for Yourself or A Loved One who has Special Needs

Legal Care for Yourself or A Loved One who has Special Needs

By Dutton Casey Mesoloras

If you or a loved one have ‘Special Needs’, plan on attending our program February 23, 2021 at 6:00pm

How individuals plan in advance for a family member with special needs can make a significant difference.  Incorrect or inadequate planning can cause families and their loved ones to lose eligibility for critical public benefits and government programs.  This presentation will explain how to preserve public benefits, help ensure quality of life, guardianship guidelines, and much more. Please bring your questions.

Learn more or register at  https://duttonelderlaw.com/speaking-events/

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