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The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease makes planning for the future more important than ever.  Join Elder Law attorney Barbara Moss for “Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s,” the fourth program in the Williamson County Public Library’s 2024 Alzheimer’s and Dementia series.

Moss’s presentation will be held on Tuesday, July 23, at 1:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room at the Main Library in Franklin. This series is a collaboration between the Library and the Alzheimer’s Association Tennessee Chapter.

Moss will discuss important legal and financial issues to consider; how to put plans in place; what essential documents you’ll need; plus how to access legal and financial resources near you. Moss truly cares about seniors and their families.  She believes that her mission is to relieve the anxiety of seniors and their families as they prepare for and face the challenges of aging while maintaining their standard of living.

The founder of Elder Law of Nashville, Moss has been practicing law in Nashville since 1977. She focuses her practice on elder law, conservatorships, probate, and alternative dispute resolution.  Moss currently serves as one of the faculty of the Nashville School of Law where she teaches Elder Law.  She was an adjunct professor of Law at the Vanderbilt School of Law from 1984 to 2000.

Among Moss’ many accolades:  she has been named “Best of the Bar” (one of the 70 best lawyers in Nashville) multiple times by peers in Nashville (most recently in 2022), has been chosen as a Mid-South Super Lawyer in Elder Law by Law & Politics Magazine, (2006-present), has been listed in Nashville’s Best Lawyers(2011-present, most recently in the Law of Trust and Estates). 

Barbara was the first woman to chair the Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee, the organization responsible for all attorney ethics and discipline in Tennessee.  She has been recognized for her contributions to the law profession and the community with numerous honors including the Athena Award in 2007, induction into the YWCA Academy of the Women of Achievement in 2008, the Molly Todd Cup in 2009 presented by Nashville networking organization CABLE, and Nashville Business Journal, Women of Influence in 2007.

Moss is a 1977 graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Law. For many years she was a contributing writer for The Tennessean, where her column appeared in the business section.

The Alzheimer’s and Dementia programs are on the fourth Tuesday of each month, April through October, from 1:30-3 p.m. at the Williamson County Public Library in the Meeting Room on the first floor. All Library programs are free and open to the public. Registration is requested at  ensure a seat. Call the Library at 615-595-1243 or email [email protected] if you have questions or need assistance registering.