This Legal Basics webinar provides an introduction to the Older Americans Act (OAA). During the webinar, participants will learn about the OAA’s history and the various aging network services supported by the law, which include caregiver support, long-term care ombudsman assistance, and services to prevent the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of older adults. This webinar will also highlight the collaboration between OAA legal services and the home and community-based services network.
• Fay Gordon, Project Manager, National Center on Law and Elder Rights
• Amy Gotwals, Chief, Public Policy and External Affairs, National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)