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Best Practices for Working with Cognitively Impaired Clients and Families

Total Credits: 1 including 1 Specialized Knowledge - Technical

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Partner Produced |  Accounting and Auditing
Doug Chalgian
Course Levels:
1 Hour



As the average lifespan continues trending near or more than 100, professionals are increasingly faced with the prospect of discerning if their aged client has sufficient capacity to make their own decisions. Know what must be done if you suspect your client has become vulnerable to financial exploitation and gain understanding of the nuances of power of attorney and trust documents.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

Recognize signs of cognitive impairment and explain the nuances of power of attorney and trust documents when working with aged clients and their families.

Major Subjects
  • Fears of aging
  • Legal capacity
  • Family dynamics
  • The two issues of care and financial matters
  • Trust agreements

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Doug Chalgian Related Seminars and Products

Attorney Douglas G. Chalgian is both certified in elder law by the National Elder Law Foundation and a Fellow with the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He is also the only attorney in Michigan who has served as Chair of both the Probate and Estate Planning and Elder Law and Disability Rights Sections of the State Bar. Mr. Chalgian was appointed by the Governor to the Commission on Services to the Aging. He was one of about a dozen attorneys on the Michigan Trust Code Drafting Committee and has been selected five times as one of the top 100 lawyers in Michigan by Super Lawyers Magazine. Mr. Chalgian writes and speaks regularly on the topics of estate planning, elder law, and probate court litigation.

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Advanced Preparation


Designed For

CPAs, enrolled agents, trustees, others with fiduciary responsibility

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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

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