Recognizing Your Limitations

With the increased age of our population, generally, concerns have arisen around the impact of aging on attorney functioning. While the sheer numbers associated with the boomer generation accounts for much of this, the recession and financial asset loss that began in 2008 is causing a lot of attorneys to work further into their “golden years.” ...

Below you’ll find several helpful resources:

ABA Cognitive Impairment Worksheet

Self-Administered Gerocognitive Exam (SAGE)
Source: The Ohio State University - Wexner Medical Center

Capacity Workship for Lawyers
Source: Assessment of Older adults with Capacity: A handbook for Lawyers by the ABA Commission on Law and Aging
and the American Psychological Association (2005)