Florida Elders Do Not Have to Rely on Abusive Caregivers

When an elderly person can no longer take care of themselves, any number of people can step in and provide necessary assistance. Family members, medical professionals, at-home caregivers and nursing home employees are just a few examples. But with so many people involved, it is important to understand the potential for elder abuse and recognize

 

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Elder Abuse

Our Elder Law practice is dedicated to aging issues. Each day we see the unfortunate truth that for seniors living longer doesn’t mean they are living better.  Aging causes declines in physical and cognitive abilities which makes seniors more vulnerable to becoming victims.  “Elder Abuse” can happen to anyone – a loved one, a neighbor,

 

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Attorney Emma Hemness is one of Florida’s Top 100 Lawyers from Super Lawyers

Emma Hemness is Tampa Bay’s greatest legal treasure for those seeking elder law and estate planning advice. Although she is humble when you speak to her, you immediately realize there is a powerhouse of knowledge behind her easy demeanor. Emma is frequently recognized, consulted and acknowledged by her peers statewide as the leading authority in

 

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