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Legal workshop set for March 31 at HH

By submitted, 03/20/17 1:41 PM

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HOPE – The Area Agency on Aging of Southwest Arkansas, Inc. is proud to present a workshop on Medical & Legal Ethics for Health Care Providers and Family Caregivers on Friday, March 31, at Hempstead Hall on the University of Arkansas Hope Campus.

Elder Law Attorney’s, Lisa Shoalmire and John Ross will cover such important topics as Powers of Attorney, End of Life Issues, Competency and Guardianship, VA Benefits and Medicaid Qualifications, and Estate Planning.

The workshop is approved by the Arkansas Office of Long Term Care for five contact hours of Nursing Home Administration continuing education and Nursing continuing education. Social Workers can also obtain five continuing education hours.

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., with the workshop beginning at 9 and closing at 3:10 p.m. TMSCares will sponsor the continental breakfast and Ouachita Nursing and Rehab will sponsor the first break. Professionals seeking CEU’s will be charged $25, which includes lunch. Those not wanting CEU’s will pay $10 which covers the cost of the lunch. Checks should be made payable to Area Agency on Aging of Southwest Arkansas, Inc., P. O. Box 1863, Magnolia, AR 71753. For more information, call 1-800-272-2127, Ext.112, or email [email protected]