Category: Elder Law

How To Best Provide For A Family Member With a Dementia Diagnosis

Has a senior loved one in your family recently been diagnosed with dementia? Even though family members are involved with your loved one, are you considered the primary caregiver? It is difficult to watch your loved one struggle with dementia and see the sadness, confusion and even anger he or she may experience.  How can

 

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How to Best Care For a Loved One with Dementia

Have you and your family noticed that your loved one keeps asking the same question repeatedly, forgetting appointments, or not remembering how to get to a home they have lived in for years? Did you make an appointment with your loved one’s physician to talk about this forgetfulness? Was your loved one diagnosed by his

 

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During World Elder Abuse Awareness Month Know the Warning Signs Of Elder Abuse

Did you know that June 15, 2006, was officially designated as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day? June is also Elder Abuse Awareness Month. These annual campaigns were created to highlight the number of our senior adults experiencing abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Do you as a senior adult, and your family and friends, know or recognize

 

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Five Tips to Help Out-of-Town Aging Parents During National Elder Law Month

Did you realize that May is National Elder Law Month? National Elder Law Month celebrates and focuses on our aging population and the help that Florida seniors need. This month encourages not only seniors, but communities across the nation and adult family members to get involved. How can you help the elders in your life?

 

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5 Warning Signs Your Parent May Have Memory Loss

Are you caring for your aging parent? Were you aware that the loss of memory may be a part of the aging process? Often, though, an aging senior will not inform his or her physician if he or she is experiencing memory issues. So, when caring for your aging parent, how do you know when

 

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Tips for Seniors to be Prepared for After a Hurricane Passes

As Floridians, we know hurricanes are massive storms marked by a rapidly rotating storm system with extremely strong winds. They contain a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rains and coastal storm surges. Sometimes, they’re as big as our state. With so much potential for danger, including falling trees and flying debris, it’s critically

 

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