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735 - ethical and legal issues in aging and social services (units:3) ethical dilemmas and legal issues as they pertain to the professional practice of gerontology and the delivery of social services to the elderly. Overview of legal and ethical issues in health care by charles sabatino, jd, director, commission on law and aging, american bar association note: this is the consumer version.