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Shannon Miller Wins Senior Advocacy Award

Jerome Solkoff Senior Advocacy Award Jerome “Jerry” Solkoff was a lifelong advocate for the elderly and disabled.  He enjoyed a distinguished professional life spanning more than four decades.  Jerry received numerous honors for his advocacy on behalf of the elderly during his lifetime and amassed thousands of hours of pro bono services within his community. The Jerome Solkoff Advocacy Award is an annual advocacy award presented by The Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys (AFELA) to an AFELA member or member of an...

Posted by on Dec 10, 2018

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New Security Freeze Legislation Protects Seniors

The New Law Provides Free Security Freezes To Protect Your Credit Report  Written by Jeremiah Battle, National Consumer Law Center Overview Of Security Freeze Law There are many scams targeting older adults that trick them into giving money to bogus companies, timeshares,or bail for grandchildren.  Identity theft is another scam that lures people into giving out personal information. The scammers then use this information to steal the older adults’ identity and ruin a lifetime of positive credit. A new law signed by the...

Posted by on Jul 30, 2018

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Advocating For Florida’s Aging Adults

Introducing the North Central Florida Senior Advocacy Network As an attorney advocating daily for the rights of our aging adults, I often utilize the programs of the Florida Department of Elder Affairs through Elder Options, the ombudsman program and various other programs supported by this state department.  The services they provide make a significant impact on a group of aging adults who may fall through the cracks based on income and assessability. The mission of the Florida Department of Elder Affairs is to help...

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017

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Modifying Homes for Aging Adults

Aging Adults’ Quest for Health and Vitality The White House has held a Conference on Aging each decade since the 1960s to identify and advance actions to improve the quality of life of America’s aging adults. In the months leading up to the 2015 event, the White House Conference on Aging has been collecting input and feedback from Americans about how to shape the aging policy landscape through a number of venues, including our website, social media, listening sessions with stakeholders and by hosting regional forums...

Posted by on Jan 17, 2016

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Helping Older Drivers: CarFit Program

Our goal at The Miller Elder Law Firm is to provide resources for aging adults, not only legal information, but also quality of life issues to help this population lead healthy lives. Older drivers are often the safest drivers in that they are more likely to wear their seat belts, and less likely to speed or drink and drive. However, older drivers are more likely to be killed or seriously injured when a crash does occur due to the greater fragility of their aging bodies. CarFit is an educational program created by the American...

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015

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