3 Ways to Deal With Table Talk This Thanksgiving

The holidays are right around the corner, and Thanksgiving has a special place in the hearts of many. What does the holiday mean for you and your family? Travel to your parents’ house by plane, train or automobile? Drive to your loved ones home for dinner across town? Stay home and prepare dinner and they … Continue reading 3 Ways to Deal With Table Talk This Thanksgiving

Alzheimer’s Association Greater Maryland – Annual Pythias A. and Virginia I. Jones African-American Community Forum on Memory Loss

Annual Pythias A. and Virginia I. Jones African-American Community Forum on Memory Loss This free conference is named in honor of the parents of the Honorable Verna L. Jones-Rodwell, Ernestine Jones Jolivet, Alvin A. Jones, Pythias D. Jones, M.D. and the late Gilda Jones Garrett. Pythias A. and Virginia I were affected by dementia. The … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Association Greater Maryland – Annual Pythias A. and Virginia I. Jones African-American Community Forum on Memory Loss

Emergency Room Trip – Mom or Dad Under Observation or Admitted

This blog post was updated on 3/8/2017: After many complaints, thousands of dollars in medical bills and other issues that affect our most vulnerable populations (the elderly and the disabled), the law has changed.  The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid has posted the new requirement that hospital personnel must inform Medicare beneficiaries of their status … Continue reading Emergency Room Trip – Mom or Dad Under Observation or Admitted

6 Things you Should Know About Alzheimer’s Disease

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We are living longer these days. Active lifestyles, healthy eating, medical advances and genetics are all playing a role in longer life expectancies for many people. With that in mind, how has your family been affected by Alzheimer’s? If you are fortunate, you may be asking: what is Alzheimer’s and why should I care? Alzheimer's … Continue reading 6 Things you Should Know About Alzheimer’s Disease

7 Estate Planning Items for Your Summer Checklist

Finally the weather around the country is warming up. The snow and ice in the Northeast was relentless this winter. Hospital emergency rooms, chiropractors offices and pharmacies were bombarded with patients suffering from broken bones, sprains and other injuries caused by falling on ice. What a relief to see the snow, ice and sleet finally … Continue reading 7 Estate Planning Items for Your Summer Checklist

Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow – Older Americans Month – May 2014

Did you know that Older Americans Month is in May? Every year since 1963, US presidents have proclaimed that during the month of May we should acknowledge the contributions of those over 65. The theme this year focuses on keeping seniors safe from injury, accidents, violence and abuse. On April 30, 2014, The White House, Office … Continue reading Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow – Older Americans Month – May 2014

What Does Estate Planning Mean for Women? Part 3

This is Part 3 of a 3 part series that focuses on women and Estate Planning as we celebrate Mother's Day 2014. Part 3 sheds some light on documents that can be used in the event of illness or mental incapacity. As mentioned in Part 1 of this series, women are usually the caregivers for … Continue reading What Does Estate Planning Mean for Women? Part 3