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Elder Law Resources

Elder Law Resources

Below are some resources to help you, your family and friends understand issues related to elder law. We will continue to add resources, so please check back soon!

Costs of Dementia - July 2017

Caring for someone with dementia is more expensive—and care is often needed longer—than for someone who does not have dementia. Because the cost of care in a facility is out of reach for many families, caregivers are often family members who risk their own financial security and health to care for a loved one.

In this Costs of Dementia, we will explore these issues and steps families can take to alleviate some of these burdens.


Long-term care is becoming an important issue for our nation to address. We have 78 million aging baby boomers. The costs of long-term care to these baby boomers can be catastrophic and few people have sufficient resources to pay for needed long-term care. In The Future of Long Term Care, we look at recent recommendations from the Long-Term Care Collaborative.