All About the Power of Attorney

For many individuals, particularly older adults, designating a power of attorney (POA) can protect them from a number of financial problems. The designated POA can help the older person pay their bills, manage financial assets, and prevent fraud and abuse.  Working in the field of elder care, a great deal of time is spent educating …

A Music Legend and the Power of a POA

The country music singer and guitarist Glen Campbell is being sued by a Los Angeles-based media production group, the Record Company, which alleges that he reneged on an agreement to make the firm his partner in a documentary film about his struggle with Alzheimer’s. The suit was filed Monday in Superior Court in Los Angeles. …

A To Do List for Aging Loved Ones

Last week we met with the adult children of an older couple that needs help. Dad was taking care of mom on a full time basis—she has been living with dementia for the last five years— until he had a stroke. Now mom is receiving 24/7 care from a home care agency while dad’s been …

Hurley Elder Care Law Offers New CEs for 2019

It is no secret that we enjoy sharing knowledge and information about best practices with other elder care professionals in Georgia (and across the country!). Last year, we spoke over 150 times and offered 73 different continuing education events. We are certified to offer continuing education credits to social workers via the Association of Social …