A New Kind of Employment Discrimination?

More and more employees are finding that they need to take time away from their jobs to care for … [Read more...]

Keeping Track of Your Pension

Although more and more employers are switching from defined benefit plans to IRA's and … [Read more...]

Help for Financial Caregivers

A couple of weeks ago,  my post described some holiday gifts and services that can help relieve … [Read more...]

Remember the Caregivers During this Holiday Season

Thoughts of the upcoming holidays encourage many of us to anticipate spending time with family and … [Read more...]

When Screening Tests are No Longer Called For

The guidelines for when women should have screening mammograms was recently in the news again, when … [Read more...]

What to do When Dad Shouldn’t Drive

One of the toughest conversations we have - or dread having - when someone we love has been … [Read more...]

Arbitration Agreements in Nursing Home Contracts

As anyone who has had to admit a loved one to a nursing home knows, the contracts are long and full … [Read more...]

Another way to remind you to prepare your Advance Directives!

Pretty much everyone who works with seniors, not to mention attorneys and medical service providers … [Read more...]

Is Dementia a Service-Connected Injury for Gulf-Region Veterans?

  As an Elder Law attorney, I don't see as many WWII veterans as I used to, since fewer and … [Read more...]

Should Medicare Coverage Start Sooner?

Mark Miller, a columnist for Reuters (www.reuters.com), suggested in a column posted on June 18 that … [Read more...]

Guys and their Moms

Political Reporter Paul Singer filed an opinion piece in yesterday's USA Today  about the challenges … [Read more...]

Getting the Most out of your Healthcare Directive

Even with so much increased publicity in recent years about the importance of choosing a healthcare … [Read more...]

Elder Abuse Big and Small

When the U.S.  Senate Special Committee on Aging held its first hearing a couple of months ago, the … [Read more...]

Meeting the Person With Dementia Where She Is

Those of us who work with seniors experiencing dementia have long been counseled to meet our … [Read more...]