Legal Self Defense: Living with Dementia

03oct5:00 pm7:00 pmLegal Self Defense: Living with DementiaProgram for Professionals; Program for Community Members

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Presented by: Elder Law Attorney Amy Gjesdahl, JD

When you are diagnosed with a chronic medical condition, not only do you need to prepare medically, you need to prepare legally. This session will address important topics such as Powers of Attorney, Trusts, and Wills. What legal options are available in planning and paying for your long-term care? How can Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care insurance, and personal care contracts maximize your quality of life?

Registration for Community Members: There is no charge for community members to attend. However, advanced registration is required. Please call 847-462-0885.

CEUs and Registration: 1.5 Continuing Education Credit will be awarded to Illinois Social Workers, Counselors, Nurses, and Nursing Home Administrators for $10.00. Checks can be mailed to Elderwerks Educational Services, Post Office Box 92, Cary, Illinois 60013. To pay by credit card, send an email to for an invoice to be sent electronically. Payments are not refundable.


(Thursday) 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST


Belmont Village - Lincoln Park

700 West Fullerton Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60614


Attorney Amy Gjesdahl, JD

Amy concentrates her practice in elder law, with a focus on adult guardianship, probate and trust administration, and litigation for vulnerable adults against abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

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