My Loved One Was Just Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Now What?

  • 24 June 2018
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My Loved One Was Just Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Now What?
An Alzheimer’s diagnosis can be a scary situation for both the sufferer and their family members. Unfortunately, it is an incurable disease that progresses with time and can only be treated with drug therapies at this time, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Although...

Dementia & Alzheimer's: Protecting Loved Ones From Financial Abuse

  • 8 May 2018
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Dementia & Alzheimer's: Protecting Loved Ones From Financial Abuse
Individuals suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s are especially susceptible to scammers and other criminals. On an annual basis, suffering seniors lose approximately $36.5 billion due to financial abuse. Fortunately, there are things one can do to avoid such risks – but first...

Alzheimer's and Dementia: When You Can't Prevent, You Can Plan

  • 28 March 2018
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Alzheimer's and Dementia: When You Can't Prevent, You Can Plan
We're learning more about Alzheimer's and dementia every day. New research and findings are getting closer to understanding what causes these illnesses, how we can prevent them, and hopefully someday even a cure. Even though we're not where we want to be yet, we can still do a lot to...

Idaho Elder Law - Should There Be a Registry for Elder Abusers?

“We need all hands on deck working to protect vulnerable seniors.” U.S. Representative Gwen Graham from Tallahassee, Florida, recently announced that she plans to introduce new legislation that would allow states to create a searchable registry of those convicted of elder...

Idaho Elder Law - Focusing on Dementia & Elder Abuse

“Curbing elder abuse requires dedicated effort on the part of all of us.” Kern County Aging and Adult Services recently presented its 19th annual Elder Abuse Conference with more than 100 participants focusing their full attention on improving care for the elderly, according to an...
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