Elder Law Law and Legal Definition

Elder law is a specialized area of legal practice, covering estate planning, wills, trusts, arrangements for care, social security and retirement benefits, protection against elder abuse (physical, emotional and financial), and other involving involving older people. As the population's longevity moves upward, it has become an increasingly popular field.

Some of the topics encompaased by elder law include:

Disability Planning
Estate Planning
Grandchildren
Long-Term Care Insurance
Long-Term Care Planning
Medicaid
Medical Directives
Medicare
Nursing Home Issues
Retirement Living
Retirement Planning
Social Security