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Why is Dementia Different for Women Than it is for Men?

Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2017, 72-year-old Anne still enjoys puzzles, sewing, and watercolor painting. New activities are less appealing to her and she is becoming a lot more forgetful lately and in need of assistance with … [Read more...]

Evan Farr Co-Leads Positive Aging Sourcebook’s Monthly Discussion Series

In February 2021, Evan Farr co-led Positive Aging Sourcebook’s “Meet the Elder Law Attorneys - Monthly Discussion Series.” Click below to view a recording of the dynamic discussion. https://youtu.be/hmgq4mTOGm8 … [Read more...]

Is the New Netflix Movie “I Care A Lot” Realistic About Guardianship?

Q. I just watched “I Care A Lot” on Netflix and it was certainly eye-opening. In the story, a shady legal guardian, Marla Grayson, abuses the system by targeting wards that don’t really need her, places them in care facilities, … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Celebrating Senior Nutrition Month – Eating Healthy on a Budget

Dear Angel, I just read somewhere that March is National Senior Nutrition Month. I have gained 15 lbs during the COVID-19 pandemic from sitting in my house and doing way too much eating. I want to get healthy, but I don’t know … [Read more...]

Part 2: What’s Next for Senior Tech? — Tools that are Transforming the Care and Well-being of Seniors

Technology has changed everyone’s lives and continues to do so every day. In many ways, seniors have some of the greatest needs of anyone in our society and, as such, may have the most potential to be helped by technological … [Read more...]

How Can ABLE Accounts and Special Needs Trusts Work Together?

Q. Our son, Joey, has Down’s Syndrome. We decided it was a good idea to plan in advance for him for when we can no longer care for him ourselves. We have been researching our options and found information on Special Needs Trusts … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Caregivers May be Eligible for COVID Vaccine

Dear Hayek, I am a caregiver for my mother and my two special needs children (one has an intellectual disability and the other has autism). In my role, I feel it is really important to get the COVID vaccine. Is there any way to … [Read more...]