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Elder Exploitation Interview with Attorney Lee Drizin and Sun City Anthem TV

Las Vegas Elder Law Attorney Lee A. Drizin talks with reporter Helen Lieblein of Anthem Alive (SCA-TV) on the important topic of Elder Exploitation.  A critical discussion on how seniors are financially…
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Hundreds of Thousands with Dementia Suffer from Malnutrition

Studies in a new report released jointly by Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) and the Compass Group have shown that up to 45% of those living with dementia experience clinically significant weight…
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SIMPLE TAKE-HOME TEST MAY SPOT ALZHEIMER'S WARNING SIGNS

Researchers at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center believe that their Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination (SAGE) test can help medical professionals find out a person's cognitive ability…
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Long-Term Care Planning: 5 First Steps

As an Elder Law attorney who provides legal services for Nevada seniors and their families, I am always looking to stay informed on the most recent matters that affect caregivers and the loved ones…
TRANSFER OF REAL PROPERTY AT DEATH WITHOUT PROBATE

TRANSFER OF REAL PROPERTY AT DEATH WITHOUT PROBATE

A “Deed Upon Death” provides for the distribution of your real property upon your death.  The primary advantage is the avoidance of probate and the accompanying fees and delay.  The person who receives…
AM I MISSING SOMETHING HERE?

AM I MISSING SOMETHING HERE?

In Nevada we have a statute which provides for the probate of a person who has been missing for a period of time. According to NRS 156.120 if any person owning property in this State has been absent from…
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Are Retirement Benefits included in the Probate Process?

RETIREMENT BENEFITS AND PROBATE When you create an IRA or pension plan, you have the opportunity to designate a beneficiary.  A beneficiary is the person who receives the benefits upon your death. …
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SPEAK OUT AGAINST ELDER ABUSE

October is National Resident Rights Month as established by The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long Term Care.  This month is dedicated to honoring the residents of long term care facilities and…
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Alzheimer's Patients Benefit from Music, Dance, Painting and other Arts

USA Today reports that some experts find Alzheimer's patients benefit from dance, painting and other arts.  Listening to music, dancing, creating or appreciating art can awaken responses.  Read more:…
Nevada Attorney General Warns of Microsoft Computer Technology Support Phone Scam

Nevada Attorney General Warns of Microsoft Computer Technology Support Phone Scam

WARNING for Nevada Seniors Nevada Attorney General Masto Warns of Ongoing Microsoft Computer Technology Support Phone Scam: http://ag.nv.gov/News/PR/2013/Consumer_Protection/Attorney_General_Masto_Warns_of _Ongoing_Microsoft_Computer_Technology_Support_Phone_Scam/ Drizin…
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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - June 15, 2013

June 15, 2013, is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.  Each year, hundreds of thousands of seniors in the United States are neglected, abused and exploited at an estimated loss of $2.6 billion or more annually,…
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Protecting Mom & Dad's Money – Part 2 of 3

What to Do When You Suspect Financial Abuse Consumer Reports magazine: January 2013 (ConsumerReports.org®) Consumer Reports  wrote an informative article on the exploitation of seniors, “Protecting…
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New Medicare Scam

A new scam has surfaced targeting Medicare recipients. According to complaints filed with Better Business Bureau offices across the nation, scammers are calling Medicare recipients and urging them to set…
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Elder Abuse Recognized as a Growing Problem

In Philadelphia and across the nation, elder abuse - physical, financial, sexual or by neglect - is a growing problem, yet it dwells in the shadows of the better-publicized crimes of child abuse and domestic…
Every five seconds, an elderly person is abused in America.

Every five seconds, an elderly person is abused in America.

Learn how to protect and keep your elderly loved ones safe.  For insight on this rapidly growing epidemic watch Dr. Phil's archived show from Jan. 8, 2013 on Elder Abuse: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2QU-3t5zRU Drizin…
New Technology to Help Families Protect Seniors with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

New Technology to Help Families Protect Seniors with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

January 2013 Edition - Senior Connections Magazine(Nevada’s Leading Senior Magazine) www.SeniorConnectionsNV.com   The January 2013 Edition of Senior Connections magazine published an informative…