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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 »

Retiring Abroad

Authored by David Lillesand, Esq. Reviewed by Patricia Keyes, Esq. Are you considering retiring abroad? Below are some important issues to consider. First issue – if you are receiving SSI elderly or SSI disability, and you are outside the country for 30 days or more, you lose the benefits. However,  for those of us who… Read more »

A Florida Hero’s Story

Submitted by Jill Burzynski Reviewed by Walt Shurden While other Floridians have received the Medal of Honor, Robert R. Ingram is perhaps the only living current Floridian to have achieved this honor.  Robert Roland Ingram (born January 20, 1945 in Clearwater) is a retired United States Navy hospital corpsman third class and a recipient of… Read more »

2017 Could Be Your Worst Year Ever!

  Authored by Walt Shurden Reviewed by Mary F. Trotter January is the benchmark month where we tally up how we did last year and tweak what we are doing to make the next year better.  This casual type of planning assumes we are on a steady trajectory. But what if 2017 brings bad health,… Read more »

Will You Fall Trap to Prince’s Estate Planning Errors?

Prince Rogers Nelson was so popular that he was known to the world simply as Prince. He sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling recording artists in history. Prince unexpectedly passed at the young age of 57 and left behind a personal estate valued between roughly 250-350 million dollars. What… Read more »