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Speaker: Danielle HumphreyJD, CELA | Attorney, Hurley Elder Care Law

Every 67 seconds someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer’s, and one in three seniors will die with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. The purpose of this presentation is to analyze the financial impact of the disease to families and employers as well as those affected by it. Knowing the options available and planning for the unexpected loss in functional and cognitive capacity is the best way for human resources professionals to advise their employees and their families. The earlier someone plans; the more options are available. Dementia is hard enough when there is a plan in place; dementia with no plan will leave families exhausted, stressed and broke.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the financial impact of Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementia on families and employers and understand more about Medicare not paying for long-term care
  2. Learn more about Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementia symptoms, as well as care options for families to understand and consider
  3. Learn more about the essential legal documents that individuals should have in place for their long-term care needs.

SHRM BoCK Competencies:

  1. HR Expertise
  2. Global & Cultural Effectiveness