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How to Have The Conversation with Your Aging Parents

How to Have “The Conversation” with Your Aging Parents It is never too soon to begin talking with your parents about aging. For some families this may be an uncomfortable discussion, and though it is difficult, it is an extremely important conser… Read More
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Categories: Aging

Voice Technology Innovations in Elder Care

New at-home personal devices, or voice assistants, are not generally thought of as technology used by older adults. In fact, older adults are a demographic commonly assumed to be “non-tech savy.” Advertising often depicts young adults and teenage… Read More
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Seven Signs a Child is Financially Abusing an Older Parent

Unfortunately, financial exploitation of older individuals is an all too common occurrence in our country.  The National Council on Aging estimates that as many as 1 in 10 Americans over the age of 60 has experienced some sort of elder abuse.  And… Read More
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National Senior Games Celebrates its 30th Year

Representing a commitment to healthy, active aging and wellness, the National Senior Games Association (NSGA) governed its 30th biennial competition in June 2017 in Birmingham, Alabama. Competitors are men and women ages 50 and over. NSGA is a nonpro… Read More
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The Benefits of Adaptive Clothing - ADLs-Attorneys-CT

The Benefits of Adaptive Clothing Getting dressed and undressed is one of the essential activities of daily living (ADLs) that many of us can take for granted. Our daily lives require clothing adjustments during toileting, showering and attending med… Read More
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Time for a Change

We often say here at the firm that change is one of the few certainties in life. Depending on our stage of life, change can be exciting, fun, relieving, and anxiety-provoking. It is safe to say that change can be hard to endure. Older adults who have… Read More
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Dementia Tools at Your Fingertips

Caregivers for those living with dementia are all over the country. Caregivers range in age, ethnicity, geography, income, and education. While research theories have been done about what the large, diverse population of caregivers looks like and wha… Read More
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Poorly Done Estate Settlement Can Create Real Estate Title Problems

When a family member dies, there are many legal and financial things that need to be taken care of.  That process is commonly called “estate settlement.”  It is also called Probate.  There are costs involved with the estate settlement process.… Read More
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Life Care Planning: Life Beyond Law

What is a life care planning law firm? How is it different from a typical elder law firm? The answers to these questions describe what makes Weatherby & Associates truly unique. They also reflect the passion and commitment of the firm’s staff t… Read More
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Resident-on-Resident Abuse Is Common in Nursing Homes

One of a family’s worst nightmares is their loved one suffering abuse in a nursing home or assisted living facility. Abuse can come from staff members, but a more common source of abuse may actually be other residents. Researchers believe that… Read More
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