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Ten Things to Know About the New FDA Approved Alzheimer’s Drug, Kisunla (donanemab)

Pat Bishara, 79, was diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment in late 2017. Beginning in 2021, she participated in both the phase 3 trial and the extension trial for donanemab. Along with the monthly infusion, she was also … [Read more...]

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The Scammers Are Winning. How a New Client Benefit from The Farr Law Firm Can Help You Turn the Tables!

Q. I’ve been reading your newsletter for a while now and I’m always very impressed with all of your articles, including the many informative articles about the latest scams that seem to keep being targeted at the older population, … [Read more...]

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Critter Corner: Two Scams That Aren’t Widely Known

Dear Kiwi and Mango,A friend of mine recently experienced a gift card draining scam where there was nothing left on a gift card she purchased at the store. Another was a victim of check washing, where the scammer actually … [Read more...]

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Can You Alter the Course of Alzheimer’s with Meditation? Learn the Many Amazing Benefits of Meditating!

Eighty-five-year-old Wayne wakes up every morning to meditate near a wooded trail with a beautiful view of a lake. Friends and neighbors often wonder how he handles stress so well and how he is still so sharp-minded. Wayne … [Read more...]

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 “All Through the Night” Teaches Important Lessons About Alzheimer’s

“All Through the Night” is a short film starring actor Tim Daly as a father living with Alzheimer’s and Luke Slattery playing his son. Writer/director Graham Marvin, 35, wrote this film about his relationship with his own father, … [Read more...]

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Beware of “Forgotten Assets” When Applying for Medicaid. And Beware of Bankers Trying to be Helpful.

We received two similar questions this week and will address them both.Q1. My aunt opened a savings account at her local bank for her son (my cousin) in the late 1980’s when my cousin was in college. When she opened the … [Read more...]

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Critter Corner: Would a Graduation Gift to my Son Affect my Mother’s Medicaid Eligibility?

Dear Raider,My son recently graduated from high school. My mother wants to give him a monetary gift of $1,000. She is in the early stages of dementia and may need nursing home care in the not-so-distant future. Would giving … [Read more...]

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