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Public Interest Series


Legal Issues in Life-Limiting Conditions, 2nd Edition

 June 4, 2014


The second edition of Legal Issues in Life-Limiting Conditions provides an overview of the key legal and practical issues that arise when caring for someone with a life-limiting condition, with new information on independent senior housing units with or without ancillary services; physician orders for life-sustaining treatment; and organization requirements for the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). Long term care facility administrators, social workers, and administrators for palliative and hospice care centers will find this resource especially helpful.


The following audiences may find this resource helpful:   
  • Primary caregivers
  • Social workers
  • Estate planning attorneys
  • Health care providers
  • Health care administrators
  • Patient advocates
  • Public Interest attorneys

Share Your Thoughts:

AHLA wants your input on this resource. Please share your thoughts, ideas or suggestions with Katherine Wone

Health Care Organizations That Have Co-branded Life-Limiting One Pagers:

The following organizations have shown their support of the Life-Limiting One Pagers by co-branding them with AHLA. The one-pagers are listed on the right-hand side of your screen under "Related Resources" and they provide a reader-friendly summary of the more comprehensive Guide to Legal Issues in Life-Limiting Conditions.  














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