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Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s
The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) has designated May the National Elder Law Month. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., NAELA was formed in 1987 in response to the growing legal needs of older adults, people with special needs, and … Continue reading
As parents age, many children have to grapple with the fact that they may have to begin making financial and healthcare decisions on behalf of their parents. Normally this comes about due to cognitive issues from which a parent is … Continue reading
Did you know that The $64 Question was a popular radio quiz show? During the 1940s, “That’s the $64 question” became a common catchphrase for a particularly difficult question or problem. When the show moved to television, it became The $64,000 Question! Recently, … Continue reading
Last week’s blog discussed Mickey Rooney’s legal and financial struggles in later years as a victim of elder abuse. Victims of elder abuse are almost always isolated in their surroundings, otherwise they would have the chance to reach out to … Continue reading
Celebrities may seem to lead fabulous lives, but even their families and loved ones are not immune from the devastating effects of dementia. In a new Redbook magazine article, Brad Paisley’s wife, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, opens up about the slow and … Continue reading
The newest community resource for individuals experiencing early stage memory loss due to Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia is Forget-Me-Nots. The monthly program is designed for both care recipients and caregivers who will meet simultaneously in separate groups at the … Continue reading
As a teenager, Andrew Zeldin watched his parents care for his grandmother and great aunt, both of whom suffered from dementia. This firsthand experience, with the challenges and complexities of caring for a loved one suffering from Early Stage Dementia, … Continue reading
This is the first of a two-part blog on the importance of identifying, locating, and informing your loved ones about where to find your important documents if they are ever needed in a pinch. If you’re like most people, you … Continue reading
The statistics on Alzheimer’s disease are staggering. According to the Alzheimer’s Association: – More than 5 million Americans currently live with Alzheimer’s – 33% of seniors die with Alzheimer’s or some form of dementia – 65% of all nursing home … Continue reading
The final budget deal Congress passed to avert the “fiscal cliff” repeals a long-term care insurance program that would have helped keep the elderly and disabled out of nursing homes and off the Medicaid rolls. In its place, the budget … Continue reading