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Why Aren’t Our Aging Parents Getting The Message About Financial Abuse?

By AgingParents.com©2020 By Carolyn Rosenblatt, RN, Attorney, AgingParents.com Cities and counties have educational programs. So do senior centers. Public information about financial elder abuse is offered by AARP.  And yet, we still have a $36B a year problem of money being stolen from elders.  All the efforts to educate seem…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
August 1, 2020
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Longevity: Do You Really Want It?

Longevity: Do You Really Want It? Hello again, Carolyn and Mikol here. We're thinking about longevity a lot more when we visit Mikol's Mom, Alice who is 91. She has friends who are 96 and 98.  Still going.  Is it all that great to live that long?   For Alice,…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
July 27, 2020
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Five Ways Nursing Homes Can Stop The Tragic Spread Of COVID-19

COVID-19 is particularly dangerous to our nation’s most vulnerable: those living in nursing homes. In some places, a state’s death rate from the disease is about 40-50% of all deaths from this pandemic. According to the Washington Post, the World Health Organization reported that almost half of the deaths from…
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Vulnerable Aging Parents? Help Them With Legal Paperwork Now

Just about everyone understands that our elders are at greater risk because of the corona virus. The facts are inescapable: risk of serious illness is worse for those over 65, especially with other medical conditions like high blood pressure as one example. Vulnerability to COVID-19 is highest for those 85…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
March 30, 2020
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Warn Your Aging Parents About Fake "Social Security" Calls–They're Scams

Carolyn L. Rosenblatt, RN, Elder law attorney, AgingParents.com This is a real scam ! Scams targeting our aging loved ones never seem to stop. Thieves can fool the recipient of a call by showing a "real" number on caller ID with spoofing computer software. That's a tactic to intimidate your…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
April 10, 2019
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Removing Secrecy In Nursing Home Wrongdoing

After 25 years without changes in basic rules, the nursing home industry is finally being forced to reveal hidden wrongs that happen to residents. Nursing Home Until now, consumers were required to sign arbitration agreements when they were admitted to a nursing home. Taking a loved one to a nursing…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
October 5, 2016
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Is Your Aging Parent Safe From Family Predators?

          This really happened. If you had this 91 year old client, what would you do?  Emma liked to play the sweepstakes.  But her memory was starting to decline. A lot.  When it came to her bank account, she forgot to check her statements as she had always done.  Odd…