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Best Practice

Vol. 4, No. 1

On Delivery of Legal Assistance to Older Persons

July 1990


The publication, "Model Standards to Ensure Quality Guardianship and Representative Payeeship Services -- A Report" has been reprinted and is now available at no cost from the Subcommittee on Housing and Consumer Interests, Select Committee on Aging, U.S. House of Representatives, 717 House Annex 1, Washington, DC, 20515, tel. (202) 226-3344. The Report and Standards, authored by TCSG, provide the first comprehensive statement of roles and responsibilities of providers of guardianship and representative payee services.

If Best Practice Notes is to succeed as a vehicle for information exchange, we need your help. Suggestions for future issues are welcome. Readers are encouraged to submit comments and information promoting innovative, effective, and cost-efficient legal assistance delivery models. Please address your comments and inquiries to The Center for Social Gerontology, 117 N. First Street, Suite 204, Ann Arbor, MI, 48104.

TCSG is also available to give technical assistance to state directors, developers, ombudsmen, area agencies, and legal assistance providers. Please feel free to contact us at (313) 665-1126.

Funded by the Administration on Aging, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. The views expressed in BEST PRACTICE NOTES are those of the authors and do not represent the opinion or policy of the Administration on Aging or any other agency of the U.S. Government.

All rights reserved. (c) 1990. Reproduction will generally be allowed upon request.

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