June 28, 2018

On June 15, 2006, the World Health Organization at the UN designated this day to be World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in its 66/127 resolution. This blog post answers the questions:

  1. Why was Elder Abuse Awareness Day established?

  2. Why is it important to shine a lig...

June 21, 2018

Did you know that more than “40% of nursing home residents have reported abuse, and more than 90% report that they or another resident of the facility have been neglected.” These statistics are extremely disheartening and concerning because there are more than 3.2 mill...

June 19, 2018

Stan Lee, Marvel Comics legend and figurehead, currently faces a challenge that is unfortunately still common for many individuals reaching a vulnerable age. Like many individuals, Lee had a very successful career garnering lots of money and assets. Because he has now...

June 14, 2018

Guardianships are no joke. More and more troubling stories regarding guardianships have become public these past few months. In fact, John Oliver chose to dedicate a segment of his show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, to recognize and update his audience with the...

June 12, 2018

What’s a Lady Bird deed? I thought Lady Bird was a movie…

A Lady Bird deed, also known as an Enhanced Life Estate deed, offers another way to avoid the probate process. However, Lady Bird deeds are only available in five states. Luckily, Florida is one of those states...

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