Usually I talk about my clients and some of the problems that they face. It can be dating online, making sure that someone doesn’t snatch your purse or wallet, or the latest scammer that is out to steal every dime we have. So, I thought how about I talk about me? Okay, not really about […]
The tax plan put forward by the Republican-led House of Representatives would eliminate many current deductions, and getting rid of one of them in particular could deal a serious financial blow to seniors and individuals with disabilities.
Recently, my clients have been calling for help. They are getting a lot of phone calls and mail about their Medicare and supplemental insurance. One client told me she had been asked to give her personal information over the phone. She said she had been speaking to “a very nice young man” who was selling […]
I was speaking with a client a few days ago when she excused herself to retrieve her allergy medicine from her bag. Upon opening her purse, ten medications fell onto my table. Quickly, she looked at her medications, pulled a tablet from the selection, and paused when she began to take it. She had quickly […]
Serious problems with the public guardianship system in the United States can lead to elder abuse, according to an in-depth article in TheNew Yorker. Court-appointed guardians can take control of an elderly person’s finances and life and become wealthy while doing so.
Two days ago, my phone rang. It was a client calling to tell me that an angel had saved her granddaughter during the shooting in Las Vegas. She was crying on the phone, in a strange combination of pure joy and utter depression. She was asking the question we are all asking these days; “What […]