Serving Our Seniors Program

The YLS Serving Our Seniors Committee conducts advanced directive workshops in conjunction with the Center for Disability and Elder Law to assist low-income seniors to complete Powers of Attorney for Healthcare and Property and Living Wills. No experience is necessary.  Paralegals and law students are welcome to attend. If you are a notary and are willing to bring your stamp, please indicate that when you RSVP to an event. Lunch time training sessions for CLE credit (pending approval) are offered at The Chicago Bar Association. The Center for Disability and Elder Law will also offer training that may qualify for CLE credit as the event approaches.  

NEXT COMMITTEE EVENT
Date: October 3, 2020
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Details: The YLS Serving Our Seniors Committee and Racial Justice Coalition are joining forces with the Center for Disability and Elder Law and My Block, My Hood, My City to host a series of virtual estate planning workshops for low-income seniors. Volunteer attorneys and law students will draft Powers of Attorney for Healthcare and Property for seniors in need. Training and guidance will be provided by experts from the Center for Disability and Elder Law. The first workshop will take place via Zoom on October 3, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.  No prior estate planning experience is necessary, but volunteers must participate in a mandatory training session taking place via Zoom on October 1, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.  

Click here to register for the October 1 training session.

Click here to register for the October 3 virtual workshop.