Using Assistive Devices Can Help Elderly Adults Avoid Falling

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Reviewed by Mike Jorgensen, Esq. Falling is not a normal part of aging, yet it’s estimated that one in four seniors will fall this year. The consequences are often severe, with research showing roughly three million senior Americans likely being admitted to hospital emergency rooms, and unfortunately, thousands of them succumbing to their injuries. Assistive devices… Read more »

Ways to Give Back This September 11th

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Reviewed by Mike Jorgensen, Esq. This upcoming September 11th marks 18 years since the devastating terrorist attacks that took the lives of 2,977 people. Throughout the years since the attacks, many initiatives have been created to support survivors and the families of victims. Recently, for example, the Senate passed a bill to ensure a fund… Read more »

Five Questions to Ask Senior Parents About Medical Alert Systems

Five Questions to Ask Senior Parents About Medical Alert Systems Reviewed by Mike Jorgensen, Esq. Did you know medical alert systems are critical technologies that have helped so many seniors over the past several decades? August has been designated national MedicAlert Awareness Month? Alert systems come in different forms and with varying features, depending on… Read more »

Hurricane Tips for Florida Seniors and Their Loved Ones This Summer

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Reviewed by Mike Jorgensen, Esq. As Floridians, we know that hurricanes are among the most devastating natural disasters on earth. Tree-snapping winds, torrential rains, and mass flooding are just some of the superstorm’s deadly effects. Others, like prolonged power outages, can cause a wide range of dangerous situations that exist long after the storms pass. … Read more »

Tips You Need For Ancillary Probate

Estate planning tends to be a foreign concept for most people. Besides creating a last will and testament and placing funds into a trust, many of us do not know all of the planning options available or how those options protect our assets. Without planning, your estate may end up in probate when you die.  A… Read more »