The American Bar Association Legal Guide for Americans Over 50 is an essential reference for baby boomers and their parents. This updated edition covers everything from choosing the best pension plan to finding affordable housing and getting appropriate eldercare. It features the most recent changes in health-care and Social Security laws, and explains the ins and outs of legal issues concerning income tax breaks, estate planning, and everything to do with the legal protection and well-being of all Americans over 50 years of age. The ABA Legal Guide for Americans Over 50 Explains How to: write will,establish trusts, and plan estates, get the most out of Medicare and Medicaid, divide property and share debt in case of divorce, pay alimonies and request grandparent visitation rights, apply for health-care benefits and affordable housing, collect Social Security benefits, protect your savings and prepare for retirement, deal with the legal issues of caring for aging parents. Book jacket.