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Caregiver Stress – A Caregiver Story

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Authored by: Teresa Bowman, Esq. About a year ago a very nice couple came to see me to discuss long term care planning. Both were dressed nicely and as I introduced myself, the husband told me that his wife had dementia so she might not understand everything being said during the meeting. She was very pleasant… Read more »

Five Tips and Ideas to Keep You Moving as You Age

Reviewed by Mike Jorgensen, Esq. Did you know staying active regularly can help us nurture the mind-body connection? Regular movement may reduce muscle and joint pain and stiffness while also improving memory. Further, research shows that it can reduce serious injuries and conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and strokes. If this is a new… Read more »

Reasons Why You Should Consider Health Care Documents in Your Florida Estate Plan

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Reviewed by Mike Jorgensen, Esq. When was the last time you updated your Florida estate plan? Does your current planning reflect your important health care decisions and wishes? For example, in addition to your living will, are your medical care wishes detailed in the event of a serious accident or terminal illness? What about instructions… Read more »

2018 Elder Law Numbers

Written by Jill Burzynski Reviewed by Kara Evans   The 2018 Elder Law Numbers have been announced by the various government agencies which administer the programs.  They are as follows:   The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the new Medicare premiums, deductibles, and co-payments for 2018: Basic Part B premium: $134.00/month… Read more »

Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Florida

To download the official proclamation, please click here. The text of the proclamation: WHEREAS, Florida’s seniors are valued members of society, and it is our collective responsibility to ensure that they live safe lives; and WHEREAS, seniors should be treated with respect and dignity to enable them to continue to serve as leaders, mentors, volunteers,… Read more »