Meier Law Firm Attorney Theresa Marangas in Panel Discussion on Attorney Wellness Today at NYSBA’s Annual Meeting & Expo

If you’re attending the New York State Bar Association‘s Annual Meeting & Expo today at the New York Hilton Midtown, you’ll want to make sure you attend the panel discussion on “Lawyer Well-Being: Ethical Considerations” at 11:30 am. Meier Law Firm, PLLC attorney Theresa Marangas will be one of [...]

2020-03-25T00:34:55-04:00January 30th, 2020|Firm News|

Dementia-Friendly Dining Debuts at Florida Restaurant

Monday’s Motivation What a fabulous idea: a Florida restaurant has debuted a dementia-friendly dining experience. Once a week, the restaurant hosts an evening catered to individuals with dementia and their caretakers: https://wnyt.com/health/dementia-friendly-dining-debuts-in-florida/5622414/ I love this novel way of addressing the isolation that those with dementia [...]

2020-03-25T00:35:37-04:00January 27th, 2020|Firm News|

Company Creates Shoes with GPS Trackers to Keep Alzheimer’s Patients Safe

Friday’s Food for Thought: For families impacted by Alzheimers, these newly invented shoes – which include a GPS tracker – could be a useful tool, but the article also raises interesting ethical concerns: https://www.healthy-holistic-living.com/newly-invented-shoes-with-gps-to-track-elderly-family-members-with-alzheimers-and-prevent-them-from-getting-lost/?utm_source=JERF  What are you thoughts on using a device like this to prevent a loved one with [...]

2020-03-25T00:36:13-04:00January 24th, 2020|Elder Law, Firm News|

What is Probate?

Wednesday’s Wisdom:   If you’ve heard the term “probate” before but aren’t sure what that *really* means, check out this article for short & simple explanation of probate:   https://www.edwardjones.com/preparing-for-your-future/estate-inheritance/probate.html   *While we find this article to be a helpful introduction to the concept of [...]

Mary Lou Whitney’s Will Highlights the Importance of Proper Estate Planning

When she died last summer, socialite, philanthropist and horse-racing enthusiast Marylou Whitney left $17.2 million to her children, homes to 2 employees and the rest of her vast fortune to her husband.  Whitney’s will, which was filed December 12th in Ballston Spa, included an admonishment to [...]