Edward D. Spurgeon, Esq. has been Executive Director of the Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging in Salt Lake City, UT since 1998. He also has been both a practicing lawyer, including a partner at Paul, Hastings, Janofsky and Walker in Los Angeles, and a legal educator at the University of Utah, the University of Georgia and Pacific McGeorge School of Law. At the latter, Spurgeon was a Distinguished Visiting Professor and holder of the Gordon D. Schaber Chair in Health Law and Policy. He also served a combined total of 12 years as the Dean of the University of Utah and University of Georgia law schools, and was a visiting law professor at both Stanford and New York University law schools. Since 1991, he has been a Commissioner and Special Advisor to the ABA Commission on Law and Aging, and he co-founded Utah Legal Services’ Senior Lawyer Volunteer Project. Spurgeon is a graduate of Princeton University, received his law degree from Stanford University Law School, and a Master of Laws degree from New York University Law School. He currently is Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus at both the University of Utah and the University of Georgia.
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NSCLC Executive Director Kevin Prindiville calls on Congress in his latest Huffington Post blog to act to update the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program to help low-income seniors like Dollie.
NSCLC Directing Attorney Eric Carlson is quoted in a Nov. 19, 2014 article in Governing concerning Medicaid reimbursement for care outside nursing homes.
Dollie, 73, lives solely on income from Supplemental Social Security for all of her living expenses. But the program needs an update. Watch Dollie’s story and then help NSCLC restore this important poverty program.
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