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The History Of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

November was designated National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month by President Ronald Reagan in 1983. At that time, there were fewer than two million Americans diagnosed with the disease. [...]

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Recognizing Clinical Depression In The Elderly

October 6 was National Depression Screening Day and as caregivers or families with aging loved ones, recognizing clinical depression in the elderly is important.  As a Rochester Elder Law [...]

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October Is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Today’s increasingly high-tech and connected world is increasingly leading to the potential for cyber security concerns, especially among senior citizens. Rochester Elder Law Attorney Miles [...]

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Celebrating National Healthcare Quality Week

It’s estimated that one in 25 hospitalized patients will acquire an infection. This is a frightening statistic, especially when coupled with the fact that many of these could be [...]

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Take The Stress Out Of Estate Planning

When people think of estate planning, they tend to want to run the other way and shut down the conversation. Miles Zatkowsky, a Rochester Elder Law Attorney, understands this and he and his legal [...]

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National Caregiver’s Month: How To Navigate Long-Distance Caregiving

Whether families move away for work, school or other opportunities, it’s estimated that more than ten percent of family caregivers live at least an hour away from their aging loved ones. These [...]

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October Is Health Literacy Month

What is “health literacy?” According to the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy it is the “ability to read, understand and act upon health information.” Miles Zatkowsky, Rochester [...]

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Why Do I Need An Attorney For Medicaid Planning?

The attorneys at Rochester Elder Law get asked frequently, “Why do I need an attorney for Medicaid planning?” The reason it makes sense to work with an elder law attorney is navigating the maze [...]