Be on the Look Out for Social Security Scams

Wednesday’s Wisdom: Recently, an attorney from our office received a robocall at home. The computer generated voice claimed to be “Maria” from the Social Security Office. “Maria” advised the attorney that her social security number had been frozen because of some issues so she had [...]

2020-03-25T00:31:16-04:00February 19th, 2020|Elder Law|

Texas Man Announces Plan to Spend “Golden Years” at the Holiday Inn Instead of Nursing Home

A Texas man announces his plan to spend his “Golden Years” at the Holiday Inn instead of a nursing home:   https://theheartysoul.com/texas-man-lives-remaining-days-at-holiday-inn/   This anecdote definitely elicited some chuckles around our office, but we were also struck by the fact that he’s essentially comparing apples [...]

2020-03-25T00:32:50-04:00February 12th, 2020|Elder Law, Estate Planning & Administration|

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|