Whether you need an explanation of the intricacies of Medicare and Medicaid, alternatives to guardianship, or healthcare decision making for an incapacitated person, The Law of Later-Life Healthcare and Decision Making, Second Edition offers perspective and guidance in making difficult decisions. The book provides a comprehensive description of the manner in which the law regulates and reacts to healthcare and personal decision making for the elderly. The book answers to important and complex questions about healthcare decision making. And for those difficult questions that have no answers, this book outlines the legal issues and the doctrines that are at play.
About the Author
Lawrence A. Frolik, of Pittsburgh, PA., is a national expert on the legal issues of older Americans. One of the founders of the practice of Elder Law, he has authored numerous books and scholarly articles on elder law issues. He has lectured frequently nationally and internationally on elder law and, in particular, on the health and medical care issues of the elderly. Professor Frolik received his BA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and his JD, LLM from Harvard Law School.