Senior Law Day offers free legal advice

KUSA - Denver's 16th Annual Senior Law Day offers the public the opportunity to hear from experienced attorneys and other professionals involved in elder care issues.

This year, there are 33 unique, informative workshops to choose from that will help seniors learn how to better manage family and financial issues and prepare for retirement.

Seniors, adult children, relatives and caregivers who are helping aging parents are welcome.

A $10 contribution is suggested but not required to attend the event.

Senior Law Day

Saturday, July 19

8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The Denver Merchandise Mart.

Workshops this year include "How Hospice and Palliative Care Can Save Your Life," "Aging in Place - Maintaining Your Independence at Home," " Assisted Living and Nursing Home Issues," " Estate Planning: Wills, Trusts & Your Property," " Hanging Up the Car Keys for Good," " Living Wills, Advance Medical Directives, DNR Orders, Proxies, and End of Life Issues," "Medicaid and Medicare 101," " Planning For Your Pets," "Powers of Attorney and Guardianship & Conservatorship," " Social Security," "To Marry or Not to Marry-That is the Question," " VA Benefits," and " What to do When Someone Dies."

Attendees are also available to meet with an attorney at the "Ask-A-Lawyer" Session, a free 15-minute meeting with an attorney to ask about Elder Law and Trust and Estate issues.

For more information on this and a full list of workshops go to

Much of the content presented at Denver Senior Law Day also can be found in the comprehensive 2014 Senior Law Handbook, which is distributed free at the event.

A $10 contribution is suggested but not required to attend the event.

Registration is requested; call (303) 860-0608 or dial toll-free (888) 860-2531 or go online to register at and click on the "Denver" tab.

(KUSA-TV © 2014 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)


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