Free education session on fraud issues and legal clinic on issues affecting seniors such as advance health care directives, power of attorney, and statutory wills. Presented by Asian Pacific American Bar Association (APABA); Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC), a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice; and the Angelus Plaza Senior Activity Center.
Anyone interested in these issues is welcome to attend, but particularly older immigrants (assistance will be available in Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Tagalog and other languages).
This event will be held Saturday, February 26, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at Angelus Plaza Senior Activity Center, 255 S. Hill St, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles, CA
From 9-10 am, there will be presentations on Elder Fraud Prevention by Felicia Yu, partner at Reed Smith LLP in Los Angeles, and Diane Vu, special agent with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of the Inspector General. From 10 am–12:30 pm, volunteer attorneys and law students will offer free legal assistance with completing Advance Health Care Directives (power of attorney of health care), Power of Attorney for Finance, and Simple Statutory Wills. Please arrive 15 minutes early. To register for this free event, please contact Sandra Howard at (213) 623-4352 x317.
Founded in 1983, the Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advocating for civil rights, providing legal services and education, and building coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Pacific Americans and to create a more equitable and harmonious society. APALC is a member of Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, which also includes Asian American Institute (Chicago, IL), Asian American Justice Center (Washington, DC) and Asian Law Caucus (San Francisco, CA).