What is Age-Associated Financial Vulnerability?

Difficulty managing one’s own finances is one of the most common struggles encountered during the aging process. Whether it’s falling behind on bills, getting caught up in a questionable marketing scheme, or picking up a gambling habit, these new risky fiscal decisions can be alarming. Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have published a report explaining this… Read More »

The Importance of Accessibility in Public Spaces

As part of their “Contested Spaces” series, The Conversation has pointed out the desire of older adults to have more meaningful interactions with public spaces. Places such as parks and beaches seem like fun for everyone, but when they lack certain amenities, many people miss out on the enjoyment. Some requests mentioned in the article… Read More »

Come out and see us at Village Manor!

Come join us this evening at Village Manor Retirement Community!  Village Manor is holding a “Night of Services”, which allows Village Manor’s residents, their families and the community to learn about Village Manor and about senior services within the community. The people and businesses present to provide information include an elder law and estate planning… Read More »

Happy Veterans Day 2016!

Happy Veterans Day to the men and women of the United States Armed Forces. Thank you for the sacrifices you have made to defend our nation and our freedom. Today I would like to share one of my favorite military songs because it speaks to the the impact of military service not only on our… Read More »

Memorial Day 2016

The story goes that an unnamed World War II soldier wrote a prayer on the wall of his hospital room. Singer Edwin McCain took that prayer and put it to music.  A beautiful tribute to all our fallen service members this Memorial Day. Prayer to St. Peter, Edwin McCain

Veterans First Act Proposed to Change Culture at VA | Michigan Veterans Attorney

On April 18, 2016, U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and Richard Blumenthal unveiled the Veterans First Act with the goal of increasing accountability of the more than 335,000 employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), expanding health care programs, protecting whistleblowers, reviewing the use of prescription drugs, increasing access to disability compensation and expanding access… Read More »

Do you see the real person, or just what you want to see?

“Uniqueness is what makes you the most beautiful.”  ~ Lea Michele I was re-reading one of the late Stephen Covey’s books and a story caught my eye.   The story is about what he calls a “paradigm shift”, but that’s too complicated for me.  I just call it “perspective” or “how you look at the world”…. Read More »