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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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End of Life Choices-A Worthy New Year’s Resolution

One common tradition this time of year is making New Year’s resolutions, which usually includes starting good habits or stopping bad ones. It’s a timely opportunity to put together a plan with actions and timelines. It is, after all, the only way you will be successful long-term. Most people vow to lose weight, exercise more, and be healthier and although these are worthy goals you should consider, I want you add one more. It’s not glamorous or trendy but it will impact not only you, but your family as...

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015

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Board Certification, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Shannon Miller, Wills

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Mary K. Wimsett Addresses Need for Living Will in Article for The Gainesville Sun

At the end of April, Mary K. Wimsett of the Miller Elder Law Firm published an article in the Opinion section of The Gainesville Sun. The article cites the importance of every adult having a Designation of Health Care Surrogate and a Living Will. Even adults who are young and healthy may have an accident or need emergency medical attention. A Designation of Health Care Surrogate only applies when you cannot make decisions for yourself — such as brain damage or unconsciousness. The Surrogate provides informed consent and...

Posted by on May 5, 2014

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Living Will

The Miller Elder Law Firm explain what a living will is. The attorneys at The Miller Elder Law Firm feel a living will is such an important document, they provide a free downloadable living will form for use by anyone. “The living will is a document that says either I want my body to be treated to the fullest extent, I want a feeding tube, I want a breathing machine for me, and I want a machine to pump my heart when I’m terminally ill or in stage at the end of life or I don’t want these things. You can tell your...

Posted by on Feb 12, 2013

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Wills

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