Seniors

Senior centers reopening

Local Senior Centers are Reopening

By Miles Hurley | June 15, 2021

Summer is here, and our Hurley Elder Care Law team is excited to make plans and enjoy all that the season has to offer…. gardening, grilling, vacations and parties with friends and family.   With pandemic restrictions lifting throughout Georgia, there are many opportunities for us to come together and safely experience our favorite summertime activities.…

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Increasing Social Interaction for Seniors and Offsetting Cognitive Decline During COVID-19

By Miles Hurley | August 19, 2020

Professionals who work with seniors have long realized that social isolation leads to cognitive decline. Widespread awareness of this significant healthcare issue has increased due to COVID-19.  Our clients are noticing it with their loved ones, and here at Hurley Elder Care Law, we are noticing it with our own families. What are the options…

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Technology Help for Seniors

By Hurley Elder Care Law | May 21, 2018

Over the last several years, older adults have been the fastest growing segment of the online population. More and more people over the age of 60 are going online and using Facebook, Google, Yahoo and Youtube. They are emailing, texting and blogging—and it is having a positive impact on their lives as they are communicating…

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Can a Guardianship be Reversed?

By Hurley Elder Care Law | March 19, 2018

“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 have a restoration process for terminating the guardianship. This is…

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Future Changes in Senior Housing

By Hurley Elder Care Law | February 2, 2018

There are significant changes you’re likely to see in senior housing in the next 10 years or so, based on need, a more assertive generation, and changing societal lifestyles. The baby boomer generation is more demanding and will push to do things in their own way. Retirement and senior living communities will have to respond…

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Graying of America is Costly

By Hurley Elder Care Law | October 27, 2017

  The graying of America is stretching local tax dollars. More often today, paramedics respond to emergency calls and find an older person who has fallen, broken a bone or suffered a heart attack. Another issue affecting elders is the increasing number of elder-abuse cases and crimes targeting senior citizens. Also, in some areas, greater…

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Seniors Go – Rides for Seniors

By Hurley Elder Care Law | September 22, 2016

Cobb County has a new way for seniors to get around called Seniors Go.

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Seniors Playing Games to Stay Sharp

By Hurley Elder Care Law | June 6, 2016

Seniors are now playing online games as a source of fun and to help keep their minds mentally sharp.

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Higher Drug Prices Affecting Seniors

By Hurley Elder Care Law | March 25, 2016

Seniors are seeing an increase in drug prices.

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