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A Time of Change, a Need for Reinvigoration

Results of a National Survey of Legal Assistance to Older Persons

By Judith L. Falit

Legal Services Corporation funding cuts and restrictions on permissible activities, as well as uncertainty surrounding the status of elder rights and legal services in the Older Americans Act, may affect the delivery of legal services to the most vulnerable elderly. This article reviews the results of the Center for Social Gerontology's recent national survey on legal assistance.

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