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Best Practice

Vol. 15, Nos. 1&2

On Delivery of Legal Assistance to Older Persons

July 2013

Contents Click here to download July 13, 2013 Best Practice Notes

(July 2013 Best Practice Notes is in PDF format.)
  • Targeting Older Americans Act Services Without Means Testing: Meeting the Challenge
  • States' Minimum Percentage of Title IIIB Funds and Expenditures for Legal Assistance


After a long hiatus, The Center for Social Gerontology (TCSG) is very pleased to begin again to publish our periodic newsletter. This edition is devoted to the important and challenging issue of effectively targeting Older Americans Act services, particularly legal services, to those older persons in greatest social or economic need, and doing so without means testing. It also includes an updated and expanded chart of information we previously published in April 2001 – the minimum percentages of IIIB funds that states require to be expended on legal services. BPN topics planned for the near future include:

  1. Reporting on legal services, including reporting outcomes/indicators of impact;
  2. An in-depth discussion of the critical role/responsibilities of State Legal Services/Assistance Developers; and
  3. Conducting Assessments of the Capacity of Statewide Legal Services Delivery Systems to serve effectively older persons in greatest need of assistance.

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