When You Rely on a Pension, You Can’t Afford a Problem.

by Sandra Wisnewski, Director, Mid-America Pension Rights Project I am proud to tell you about a program that exists at Elder Law of Michigan! It is the Mid-America Pension Rights (MAPRP). Since the project began in 1998, we have helped over 10,000 clients and have recovered individual pension benefits valued at more than 48 million. The project is funded by the Administration for Community Living. … Continue reading When You Rely on a Pension, You Can’t Afford a Problem.

Meet our New AmeriCorps Member, Katharine Burns

 My name is Katharine Burns and I am an AmeriCorps State member serving at Elder Law in the 2013-2014 program year as the Foreclosure Prevention Manager.  In addition, I am also part of the Michigan  Foreclosure Prevention Corps (MFPC), which is comprised of 20 AmeriCorps members serving in 16 different sites around the state.  Our mission is to prevent  foreclosure through activities such as intake … Continue reading Meet our New AmeriCorps Member, Katharine Burns

New Federal Anti-Fraud Hotline Protects You From Scams

by, Char Brooks J.D.  Elder Law of Michigan’s mission is to give you the resources you need to make informed decisions.  As part of our commitment, we believe it is important to share resources with you that may be helpful when you  are concerned about potential identity theft or scams.Recently, an anti-fraud hotline was created by the Senate Special Committee on Aging.  This hotline was … Continue reading New Federal Anti-Fraud Hotline Protects You From Scams