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Older Adults: Celebrating Them In May

Miller Elder Law Firm recognizes Older American’s Month (OAM) in May along with the Administration for Community Living. OAM acknowledging the contributions of older adults to our nation. The 2016 OAM theme is Blaze a Trail. The Administration for Community Living will use this opportunity to raise awareness about important issues facing older adults. We will also highlight the ways that older Americans are advocating for themselves, their peers, and their communities. Older Adults Contribute Older adults are a growing and...

Posted by on May 2, 2016

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Emergency Preparedness for Seniors and People with Disabilities

Keeping Seniors and People with Disabilities Safe and Healthy during Emergencies Recommendations by the Administration for Community Living, a Dept. of Health & Human Services division. With hurricane season for the Atlantic beginning on June 1st and Tropical Storm Erika heading toward Florida, it gives us an urgent reason to be prepared for storms and the aftermath that comes with them.  T.S. Erika has now dissipated and been downgraded, but we can still expect heavy rain and flooding.  We want to remind everyone this is...

Posted by on Aug 29, 2015

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Financial Exploitation of the Elderly-What You Need To Know

Protecting Our Aging Adults Presented by the White House Conference on Aging Older Adults are prime targets for financial exploitation both by persons they know and trust and by strangers. Financial exploitation has been called “the crime of the 21st century” with one study suggesting that older Americans lost at least $2.9 billion to financial exploitation.  The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the FDIC have teamed up to help us do something about the financial abuse of the elderly. Many cases of elder financial...

Posted by on Jun 19, 2015

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Elder Law Issues at White House Conference on Aging

Speaking About Elder Law Issues Miller Elder Law Firm attorneys Shannon Miller and Mary K. Wimsett were invited attend the White House Conference on Aging on February 19th in Tampa.  The White House Conference on Aging is hosting a Regional Forum to engage with older Americans, their caregivers, advocates, community leaders and others on the key elder law issues affecting older Americans. Ms. Miller is very excited to attend the conference and continue her advocacy for Florida’s Seniors. She is the only Board Certified...

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015

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