Can a Guardianship be Reversed?

“I think that my mom was wrongly appointed a guardian. She has trouble talking and being understood, but she is not crazy or demented. What can I do?” Although rare, there are times when a person has inappropriately been deemed incompetent. Fortunately, the probate courts…

Medicare Open Enrollment

It is hard to believe that it’s time for Medicare Open Enrollment again.  It will be Thanksgiving before we know it!  Every year, Medicare offers its beneficiaries a chance to make changes to their insurance.  Beneficiaries can sign up for a different Medicare Drug Plan…

Hurley Elder Care Law is on TV!

We are delighted to make you aware of some upcoming opportunities to see Miles Hurley on television.  Miles will be featured on Life Plus:  Informed and Inspired Senior Living  broadcast on AIB TV.  New episodes debut every Thursday at 5:30.  Over the next three Thursdays,…

Emergency Mental Health Services and the Elderly

Last month’s awful shooting in Colorado prompted Kristina Fiore to write this article addressing involuntary commitment on MedPage Today: http://www.medpagetoday.com/Psychiatry/GeneralPsychiatry/34022  This article discusses the difficulty in forcing someone against their will to receive psychiatric services.  Suspecting doctors, therapists and family members must have a tremendous amount of…