Elder Law


Age Discrimination

Understanding The Procedures Under the ADEA

    Understanding The Procedures Under the ADEA
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act is a federal act enacted by congress which prohibits age discrimination in the workplace. The Act was enacted in 1967 with the original stated
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Is Replacing Older Workers Consider Age Discrimination

Replacing Older Workers is a common complaint in matters of Age discrimination in the workplace.  Under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, it is a violation of federal law to
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Discrimination Based on Age At A Glance

Procedures Under the ADEA:The Age Discrimination in Employment Act is a federal act enacted by congress which prohibits age discrimination in the workplace.  The Act was enacted in 1967 with
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Understanding Age Discrimination In The Eleventh Amendment

The eleventh amendment is an important advancement in the constitution of the united states which was later modified by the passage of the thirteenth and fourteenth amendments to the constitution.The
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Health Care Discrimination Quick Overview

Despite the fact both the federal government and state governments have helped to establish age discrimination law, ageism continues to
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Emotional Effects At A Glance

Elderly discrimination results from long-standing and widespread stereotypes regarding the elderly. It may occur in various areas of an individual's
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Age Discrimination Explained

The ECOA defines an elderly person as an individual who has reached the age of 62. In most cases, once
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Implicit Discrimination Defined

Implicit prejudice is an exceptionally problematic form of bigotry because the offender is unaware of his/her behavior. This type of
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Stereotyping Prejudice

A stereotype is a cognitive apparatus that allows an individual to categorize and organize groups of people into specified classifications,
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Easy to Understand Background On Ages Discrimination

Ageism is a major problem in the United States, as elderly individuals experience age discrimination on a regular basis. This type of discrimination may be as simple as impatience displayed
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Guide To: Elder Law Lawyers

Guide to Finding Elder Law LawyerGuide to Finding Elder Law Lawyer Elder Law Lawyers Explained: In the United States, elder law is a legal field that covers areas of legal practice that place an emphasis on issues that affect the aging population.
Guide to Finding Elder Abuse LawyerGuide to Finding Elder Abuse Lawyer How do I find an Elder Abuse Lawyer? When a person enters the twilight of their life, they often must rely on the help of others in order to function every day.

Elder Law News

South Carolina's New Voter ID Law May Affect Seniors South Carolina's New Voter ID Law May Affect Seniors A new law in South Carolina now requires voters to show proof of identification from a government issued id, which can include a driver's license or state ID card.
Aging and the Law Event to be Held in Boston Aging and the Law Event to be Held in Boston In Boston, from November 10th to 12th , The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and the National Aging and Law Conference (NALC), will host the annual National Aging and Law Institute.