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National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Announces Two Florida Chapter Members as 2021 Fellows

Florida Chapter Attorneys Receive Highest Honor Bestowed By NAELA The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) announced two Florida Chapter members as their 2021 NAELA Fellows: Professor Roberta K. Flowers (Gulfport, Fla.) Leonard Mondschein, CELA, CAP (Miami, Fla.) NAELA Fellows are attorneys who have been members of the Academy for at least three years,… Read more »

April 16th is National Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day

Did you know that, this year, National Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day is April 16th? Studies show that many abused prescription drugs were found and taken from a family member or friend’s medicine cabinet. By disposing of unneeded and expired medications annually, we can help protect ourselves and others from addiction, as well as,… Read more »

Learn the Difference Hiring a Member of AFELA Can Make

Are you looking for an elder law attorney for your aging parent, another family member, or close friend? Hiring a member of the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys (AFELA), can make all the difference in providing the necessary legal guidance for your loved one. An elder law attorney should be familiar with many different… Read more »

Help Us Celebrate National Pets for Veterans Day

Reviewed by Kellen Bryant, Esq. Did you know that National Pets for Veterans Day is celebrated on October 21st each year?  It is a day to spread awareness of the emotional needs of veterans and assist them in transitioning back into civilian life.  The organization, Pets for Vets, was founded on October 21, 2009, by… Read more »

Are You Ready for Medicare Open Enrollment in 2020?

Medicare’s Annual Open Enrollment period begins October 15th and ends December 7th. This annual event gives Medicare recipients the opportunity to make changes to their existing plans. Considering changes to things such as costs and providers, have you considered making changes this open enrollment period? You should at least consider reevaluating your needs and coverage… Read more »

7 Senior Advocacy Resources to Share with an Aging Parent

Reviewed by Kellen Bryant, Esq. The month of May is dedicated to Older Americans, and deservedly so. It is officially designated both National Elder Law Month and National Older Americans Month. More than just celebrating seniors, however, the legal community and elder care advocacy groups stand ready to provide a wide range of support services… Read more »

Resources for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

Reviewed by Kellen Bryant, Esq. Even as we focus on Covid-19 throughout Florida, and across the nation, we know that you and your Older American loved ones may have additional concerns.  We recently learned that the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of many events usually held during Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. Since it is… Read more »