Current Borchard Fellows Kandice Jung and Julie Gilgoff, along with former fellow Catheryn Koss co-presented the workshop, "Planning for Incapacity and the End of Life" at the 2018 Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging on March 26 in San Francisco. They shared information about legal documents, potential problems when poor or no planning has occurred, and how to work with surrogates. The audience was made up of social workers, health care practitioners, case managers, and other professionals working with older adults. Their Power Point Presentation is available as an attachment below.

Catheryn Koss, who now serves as the Center's Academic Research Program Coordinator, also co-presented with David Godfrey of the ABA Commission on Law and Aging. The topic of their workshop was, "Integrating Supported Decision-Making Into Advance Care Planning."

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Tuesday, 27 February 2018 11:29

Call for Proposals for the 2018 NALC

The National Aging and Law Conference (NALC) is now accepting proposals for the 2018 conference, to be held October 25-26 in Alexandria, Virginia.

NALC is the only national conference on law and aging focusing primarily on older adults with the greatest social and economic need. The presenter-driven conference is led by attorneys and advocates that develop and deliver services to older adults. The planning committee seeks a mixture of experienced speakers and new voices.

NALC workshops require two or more speakers. Speakers are eligible for a discounted registration rate and all speakers must pay for registration. More information and the required proposal template are available at Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions.

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