Knowing all of your options

This article from the Indiana Lawyer, while a bit pessimistic, also makes an excellent point:  good lawyers should always advise their clients on all options.  It is true that some guardianships could be avoided if lesser restrictive options were presented....

Is aging well genetic?

Researchers have been studying the genes of individuals who stay healthy as they age.  While they have yet to find the silver bullet gene, their findings suggest that individuals who do not experience cognitive decline stay healthier, longer.  You can read...

Advanced Guardianship Law and Practice

Join Ken Bennett and Sara McClammer for the Center For At-Risk Elder’s Advanced Guardianship Law and Practice on May 6, 2015.  Topics include the legal and ethical concepts of surrogate decision-making, the legal mechanics of guardianship, and guiding the...

Memory improvement games: Do they work?

There are any number of games, activities, potions, and medications that claim to improve memory and function. Unfortunately, as the New York Times reported in a recent article titled For An Aging Brain, Looking for Ways to Keep Memory Sharp, many, if not most, of...