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Educating The Nation’s Elder Law Attorneys on Exploitation

Shannon Miller, ESQ, Miller Elder Law Firm, presents at the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Annual Conference on Florida’s new exploitation statute. She is the Immediate Past President of the Florida Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Co-presenting with fellow Elder Law attorney Twyla Sketchley of Tallahassee, the pair outlined ways for Elder Law attorneys to stamp out exploitation of the elderly in the state of Florida and the nation. Here is the session description: Breakout 7: Florida Chapter Showcase Session:...

Posted by on May 26, 2015

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Elder Law, Exploitation, Uncategorized

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Tax Conscious Investing and Withdrawal Strategies

By WJ Rossi, CFP, ChFC, Partner, Koss Olinger & Company* Tax strategies can have an enormous impact on future wealth, which is why any financial planning should take a “tax-aware” approach to the management of your assets. Investment accounts usually fall into one of three categories: taxable, tax-deferred and tax-free. Where your funds are invested across the spectrum of these three options and how you take withdrawals can impact the size of your overall nest egg. It is also important to consider whether or not...

Posted by on May 19, 2015

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Elder and Special Needs Law: How To Find The Right Attorney

May is Elder Law Month by National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) Legal issues that affect people as they age and people with special needs are growing in number. Our laws and regulations are becoming more complex, and each state has different laws. Elder and Special Needs Law attorneys bring to their practice a knowledge of their clients that allows them and their staff to ignore the myths relating to aging and the competence of seniors and people with disabilities. At the same time, they will take into account and...

Posted by on May 19, 2015

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Elder Law, Estate Planning, Exploitation, Guardianship FAQ, Probate FAQ, Uncategorized

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Aging Adults: How To Live Independently

The Power of Strength Training for Aging Adults Celebrating Older Americans Month-Physical Health Strength training has been proven to have many benefits, particularly for older adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), strength training helps reduce the symptoms of many chronic conditions and diseases, including diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis, falls, and obesity. Research has shown that strength training helps with: Better balance and reduction of broken bones from falls Bone...

Posted by on May 12, 2015

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Older Americans: Maximizing Their Physical, Financial, and Legal Health

Recognizing Older Americans Month May 2015: “GET INTO THE ACT” As Elder Law Attorneys, we are committed to helping older Americans in every aspect of their lives. It is our mission to proactively advocate for the rights of these valuable members of our community. Although they are the same people they were when they were younger, some adjustments are needed based on aging changes not only physically, but mentally, socially, and legally-to protect and help them live satisfying lives. At Miller Elder Law Firm we recognize and...

Posted by on May 6, 2015

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Elder Law, Exploitation, Medicaid, Uncategorized, Wills

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