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My dream is to establish an advocate’s academy. The ultimate name isn’t as important as the mission. It will train existing and future leaders in law, medicine, faith, government, law enforcement, education, caregiving and more. The goal is to develop leadership skills, discuss ethics, improve professionalism, and expand the knowledge base for attendees in their […]

Amazon recently posted the following warning to customers: Stay safe from scammers this holiday season by getting to know their most common scams: Order Confirmation Scams. These are unexpected calls/texts/emails that often refer to an unauthorized purchase and ask you to act urgently to confirm or cancel the purchase. These scammers try to convince you […]

ABLE Accounts

The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2013 (S. 313/H.R.647) was introduced in the 113th Congress by a bipartisan group of Congressional Champions that included Sens. Robert Casey, Jr. (D-PA) and Richard Burr (R-NC), and Reps. Ander Crenshaw (R-FL), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Pete Sessions (R-TX). The ABLE […]

On December 9, 2022, the Center for Medicare Advocacy and the National Association for Home Care & Hospice announced development of a new hospice resource. The resource is entitled “Questions to Ask When Choosing a Hospice.” You can access this resource on the CMA page or the NAHCH page.

The Press Release below is re-posted as circulated to the Conasauga Bar Association. Our personal comments are that Judge Boyett, though soon retired, will continue to be an icon of the community. Through 40 years of service, he gave of himself tirelessly to rule impartially, deliver justice and uphold the law. Judge Boyett is a […]

First, if someone you know shows signs of stroke, call 9-1-1 right away. A stroke is a medical emergency so don’t mess around. Get to the hospital. Quick action can reduce brain damage and future complications. A stroke (cerebrovascular accident) occurs when blood flow to the brain is interrupted or stopped. There are two types of […]

One of the issues families consider as loved ones age is whether an elder is susceptible to financial elder abuse. When trying to protect mom or dad (or another elderly loved one), sometimes famlies overstep. Paternalism is not appropriate when an elder is capable of making his or her own decisions; if the elder has […]

Today the Office of Financial Research announced that it added a third data source to it’s Financial Instrument Reference Database. The full press release is below: WASHINGTON –The Office of Financial Research has added a third data source, the Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol, to its Financial Instrument Reference Database (FIRD), an important enhancement that will allow […]

It really doesn’t help to worry. The simple answer is “don’t do it.” In Matthew 6: 25-34, Jesus said: Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than […]

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