My Time at Elder Law of Michigan

By Caitlin Zanin, Intern When heading into law school, some students know exactly what they want to do with their lives, while others, like myself, do not. I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History and applied to law school because I wanted to continue learning and saw law school as an opportunity. My law enforcement parents were excited of this news because they … Continue reading My Time at Elder Law of Michigan

Pass It On: Help Prevent Identity Theft

As part of the Federal Trade Commission’s efforts to combat identity theft and other scams, the FTC has released a new set of resources called “Pass It On.” The goal of this initiative is to promote discussions between friends, family members, and others in the community to educate them on the dangers of consumer scams and identity theft. The resources provided by the FTC include … Continue reading Pass It On: Help Prevent Identity Theft

Why I Love Facilitating Project Healthy Living Classes

by Char Brooks, Project Healthy Living Coach and Attorney Elder Law of Michigan has received a grant from the Michigan Fitness Foundation to teach Project Healthy Living Classes to seniors.  The goals of the grant are to help seniors increase their fruits and vegetables as well as get 30 minutes moderate physical activity most days.  I have the privilege of facility this free class throughout … Continue reading Why I Love Facilitating Project Healthy Living Classes

The Issues Facing an Aging LGBT Population: Aging Together

WDET, MLive and Model D are all collaborating together this summer to focus one topic: aging together. As part of this summer series, WDET continued to look at older adults and the issues they face aging in Detroit, this time turning their eye to the LGBT community. Of the 39 million Americans that are 65 years of age or older, it is estimated that 1.75 to … Continue reading The Issues Facing an Aging LGBT Population: Aging Together

Elder Law of Michigan Speaks Up on Behalf of Older Crime Victims

by Ron Tatro, Vice President & COO Each year the Michigan Department of Corrections spends more than 2 billion dollars housing and management over 40,000 inmates. The Michigan Law Revision Commission and The Council of State Governments have spent the past year studying the Corrections system. This review has included how different parts of society is impacted and to what degree. Elder Law of Michigan … Continue reading Elder Law of Michigan Speaks Up on Behalf of Older Crime Victims

Housing Counseling Services Offer More than Just Housing Counseling

Elder Law of Michigan’s President & CEO, Keith L. Morris, recently wrote an article about the Housing Rights Center of Michigan – the housing counseling program at Elder Law of Michigan. The Housing Rights Center of Michigan assists clients of all ages and incomes with various housing issues in counties surrounding Lansing, Michigan. Housing counselors not only help people avoid foreclosure, but they are also an … Continue reading Housing Counseling Services Offer More than Just Housing Counseling