It’s Important to Choose Special Needs Advocates on All Fronts

One of the most valuable services to secure for children and adults with special needs are those of an advocate. Advocates can be special needs attorneys or non-lawyer professionals who are supervised by attorneys. They can also be parents or family members of someone with special needs who self-advocates on their behalf. While levels of…

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Certain Prescription Drugs May Be Shown to Increase Risks of Dementia

Multiple studies in recent years have revealed a disconcerting connection between certain common prescription drugs and dementia.   While there’s still much research to be done, and the studies stop short of saying that the drugs in question cause dementia, the findings are nevertheless quite serious. In fact, according to the results of scientific studies…

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A Personal Care Agreement Can Eliminate Elder-Care Family Conflicts

The transition from matriarch or patriarch to dependent senior can be tough. Even the most functional and well-meaning families can be reduced to ugly conflicts when it comes to deciding the best course of action regarding caregiving services for an elder parent. In many situations, a parent declines caregiving services initially provided by family members.…

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Learn the Signs of Elder Abuse to Protect Florida Seniors

Research tells us that elder abuse continues to be on the rise across America. Elder abuse is described by the National Council on Aging as “physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, exploitation, neglect, and abandonment.” It specifically refers to the abuse that occurs on the population of Older Americans. “Older Americans” is a generational term…

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