The National Institutes of Health recently published its News in Health Special Issue Collecting Popular Stories from past issues that have been reviewed and updated. Topics ranged from healthy eating to parenting and seniors. The articles relating to seniors include: Coping with Caregiving: Take Care of Yourself While Caring for Others Osteoporosis in Aging: Protect […]

Administration for Community Living releases 2020 Profile of Older Americans. The Profile of Older Americans is an annual summary of critical statistics related to the older population in the United States. Relying primarily on data offered by the U.S. Census Bureau, the Profile illustrates the shifting demographics of Americans age 65 and older. It includes […]

David McGuffey did this interview with Elva Combs and Dan Combs several years ago, but it’s still worth a look. It’s a little over 13 minutes long.

On July 29, 2016, the Elder Law Practice of David L. McGuffey hosted a Special Needs Roundtable in Dalton, Georgia. Our Key Note speaker was Hal Wright, author of the Complete Guide to Creating a Special Needs Life Plan: A Comprehensive Approach Integrating Life, Resource, Financial, and Legal Planning to Ensure a Brighter Future. The […]

FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the growing inequities in American healthcare exposed by COVID-19. The documentary examines how pressure to increase profits and uneven government support is widening the divide between rich and poor hospitals, endangering care for the most needy.

In Isaiah 38:1-3, the prophet said “In those days Hezekiah became ill and was at the point of death. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz went to him and said, “This is what the Lord says: Put your house in order, because you are going to die; you will not recover.” Faith is an important […]

Elder abuse is one of the most vicious acts anyone can commit. Although I am NOT a doctor and do not claim to have specialized knowledge regarding medical or psychological facts, experience as an attorney has shown me that psychopaths and sociopaths, who lack empathy, may be more prone to commit these acts. With that […]

From UCTV: Dr. Geroges Naasan explores the principal clinical syndromes of Alzheimer’s Disease: memory, visual, language and frontal/executive. He also discusses neuropathology, genetic factors and modern biomarkers with colleagues from the UCSF Memory and Aging Center. Recorded on 04/30/2019.

I recall when my family moved to a Chicago suburb in 1973, no one knew what I was talking about when I asked for biscuits. It wasn’t until Jimmy Carter was elected President in 1976 that restaurants up there learned about biscuits, mayonnaise, iced tea and similar southern delicacies. I’m sharing this video because everyone […]

Resources from Justice in Aging: Language Access Rights: Tips for Advocates of Limited English Proficient Older Adults Ten Things You Should Know About Language Access Advocacy for Older Adults Toolkit for Outreach and Education (National Asian Pacific Center on Aging) Eligibility and Access to Aid (Southeast Asia Resource Action Center)

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