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When To Take The Keys Away From An Elderly Driver

Rochester Elder Law Attorney Miles Zatkowsky understands having a conversation about when to take the keys away from an elderly driver is not an easy one. Your parents, or other aging relatives, [...]

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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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Hurricane Irma Nursing Home Tragedy

We don’t want to add to the sense of loss and devastation that the loved ones are feeling at the loss of eight residents at a nursing home in Florida. The residents passed away at the [...]

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Celebrate National Grandparents Day

As Rochester Elder Law Attorneys, we work regularly with senior citizens, many of whom may be grandparents. Thus, on September 10, we want to celebrate National Grandparents Day and commemorate [...]

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Seniors Are ‘Living Out Loud’ During Older Americans Month And Beyond

In our Rochester Elder Law practice, we work with older individuals who are not only determined to “age in place” but who are “living out loud.” What this means is these seniors are taking charge [...]

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Strategies Seniors Can Take To Fight Funding Cuts

Strategies Seniors Can Take To Fight Funding Cuts Senior centers, for many older individuals are the places they go for entertainment, meals and to fight off loneliness. In many areas of the [...]

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“Springing Forward:” Time Change Can Negatively Impact Seniors

“Springing Forward:” Time Change Can Negatively Impact Seniors The country has set its clocks one hour forward to accommodate daylight savings time. “Springing forward” and the time change can [...]

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Self-Driving Vehicles Improve Mobility, Independence For Seniors

Self-Driving Vehicles Improve Mobility, Independence For Seniors People seem to have a love-hate/fear relationship with autonomous driving. Many like the idea of having a self-driving vehicle [...]

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Gene Wilder Kept His Alzheimer’s Diagnosis a Secret to Protect His Young Fans

Gene Wilder (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Gene Wilder died earlier this week.  I grew up admiring the comic genius of Gene Wilder.  I first saw Gene Wilder in The Producers with Zero Mostel in 1967.  [...]

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Not Enough Geriatricians?

Geriatrics is one of the few medical specialties in the United States that is contracting even as the need is growing. An article in the New York Times says it ranks at the bottom of the list of [...]

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