Elder Law of Michigan Presentation at Town Hall Meeting

Via Hillsdale Daily News By Andrew King HILLSDALE — Following a presentation on the issues facing senior citizens by Elder Law of Michigan (ELM) Vice President, Ron Tatro, Senator Mike Shirkey and State Representative Eric Leutheuser took center stage at Perennial Park on Monday afternoon to answer questions from constituents. Read the full article here Continue reading Elder Law of Michigan Presentation at Town Hall Meeting

Do Not Call registrations don’t expire

Via Federal Trade Commission By Amy Hebert Someone pretending to be from the FTC is sending out fake emails telling people that their Do Not Call registration is expiring. The emails use the FTC’s logo and send people to a phony Do Not Call website to register their numbers again. Don’t buy it. Do Not Call registrations never expire. Once you add a number to … Continue reading Do Not Call registrations don’t expire

Scammers impersonate the Social Security Administration

Via Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information By Ari Lazarus Your Social Security number is an important key for an identity thief. Scammers want it, and they think of all sorts of ways to trick you into giving it away. Here at the Federal Trade Commission, we’re getting reports about calls from scammers claiming to be from the Social Security Administration. They say there’s been a … Continue reading Scammers impersonate the Social Security Administration

No Senior Without Christmas (NSWC) 2017

By: Michelle Jackson, MiCAFE Network Coordinator  On December 6, 2017, the No Senior Without Christmas (NSWC) project from Tri-County TRIAD packaged 350 boxes for low-income, homebound senior citizens who reside in Ingham, Eaton, and Clinton Counties. The boxes were provided by Two Men and a Truck from Lansing and were packed with daily-living commodities, such as toilet paper, soap, food, candy, blankets, and pillows. Once boxes were packaged by hundreds of volunteers … Continue reading No Senior Without Christmas (NSWC) 2017

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Retiree alleges Pfizer Retirement Committee failed to disclose information about his pension

Via Penn Record By Louie Torres PHILADELPHIA – A Pfizer retiree alleges he was not informed before he retired that his pension payments could not be rolled over to another account. Jeffrey A. Robertson filed a complaint on Jan. 19 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against Pfizer Retirement Committee and Fidelity Executive Services, doing business as Fidelity Employer Services Co. … Continue reading Retiree alleges Pfizer Retirement Committee failed to disclose information about his pension

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MAPRP Success Story: Mr. K 

By Sandra Wisnewski, J.D., Director of the Mid-America Pension Rights Project   The Mid-America Pension Rights Project (MAPRP) assists clients with pension and 401(k) issues.  There are no age or income eligibility restrictions, and there is never a charge for services provided by MAPRP. The Mid-America Pension Rights Project works to find answers and solutions to your pension-related problem.  Just ask Mr. K.  Mr. K worked for a municipality for over 30 years. He began collecting his pension at age 62. At that time … Continue reading MAPRP Success Story: Mr. K 

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Guardianship

By Ellen Mason, Hotline Attorney A Detroit television station recently investigated the case of an elderly woman who had been placed in a nursing facility by her court-appointed, attorney guardian. Every time the son visited his mom, she was wearing the same dress. Her hair was dirty, and she said that she was hungry. Finally, the son had had enough. He visited his mom every … Continue reading Guardianship