(Mid-America Pension Rights Project): A Working-Class Program that Works to Solve Your Pension Problems

The Mid-America Pension Rights Project (MAPRP) assists clients with pension and 401(k) issues. There are no age or income restrictions and there is never a charge for the services. The Pension Project works to find answers and solutions to your pension-related problem. I Want to Begin Receiving My Pension Benefit, Where Do I Start?  (Part 3) By Sandra Wisnewski, Director of the Mid-America Pension Rights Project at Elder Law … Continue reading (Mid-America Pension Rights Project): A Working-Class Program that Works to Solve Your Pension Problems

Reaching Into Our Communities Through Collaboration

By Brenda Jones, E-MDT Coordinator at Elder Law of Michigan   Last year was tough on everyone! Although processes were somewhat slowed for the U.P. FAST E-MDT (Upper Peninsula Financial Abuse Specialists Enhanced Multidisciplinary Team), we continued to move forward. We are making strides toward creating a team that is committed to coordinating our efforts to serve and protect older and vulnerable adults in our … Continue reading Reaching Into Our Communities Through Collaboration

August was National Eye Exam Month

By Liseia Parisian, Network Screening Integration Coordinator at Elder Law of Michigan Did you know that an eye exam can detect over 20 different chronic diseases and disorders, which according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology include diabetes, high blood pressure, loss of vision, and even cancer. For most of these conditions early detection is key to prevent further health decline or fatality.  August is National Eye Exam … Continue reading August was National Eye Exam Month

(Mid-America Pension Rights Project): A Working-Class Program that Works to Solve Your Pension Problems

By Christine Steinmetz, Pension Attorney at the Mid-America Pension Rights Project at Elder Law of Michigan The Mid-America Pension Rights Project (MAPRP) assists clients with pension and 401(k) issues. There are no age or income restrictions and there is never a charge for the services. The Pension Project works to find answers and solutions to your pension-related problem. Just ask Ms. N. Ms. N divorced … Continue reading (Mid-America Pension Rights Project): A Working-Class Program that Works to Solve Your Pension Problems

(Mid-America Pension Rights Project): A Working-Class Program that Works to Solve Your Pension Problems

By Christine Steinmetz, Pension Attorney at the Mid-America Pension Rights Project at Elder Law of Michigan The Mid-America Pension Rights Project (MAPRP) assists clients with pension and 401(k) issues. There are no age or income restrictions and there is never a charge for the services. The Pension Project works to find answers and solutions to your pension-related problem. Just ask Ms. S. Ms. S knew she was eligible for … Continue reading (Mid-America Pension Rights Project): A Working-Class Program that Works to Solve Your Pension Problems

I Want to Begin Receiving My Pension Benefit, Where Do I Start?  (Part 2)

A Working-Class Program that Works to Solve Your Pension Problems The Mid-America Pension Rights Project (MAPRP) assists clients with pension and 401(k) issues. There are no age or income restrictions and there is never a charge for the services. The Pension Project works to find answers and solutions to your pension-related problem. I Want to Begin Receiving My Pension Benefit, Where Do I Start? (Part 2) By Sandra Wisnewski, Director … Continue reading I Want to Begin Receiving My Pension Benefit, Where Do I Start?  (Part 2)

How to Protect Yourself From Heat Edema in the Summertime

By Liseia Parisian, Network Screening Integration Coordinator at Elder Law of Michigan According to the Cleveland Clinic, edema is a condition characterized by fluid being trapped in body tissues. There are many causes of edema, but heat edema is caused by extensive sitting or standing in hot weather. Heat makes the blood vessels dilate, and gravity causes body fluids to collect in various parts of the body. Edema is … Continue reading How to Protect Yourself From Heat Edema in the Summertime

We Will Be Okay

By Ron Tatro, Director of Michigan Elder Justice Coordinating Council at Elder Law of Michigan There are many challenges to aging such as medical conditions, financial concerns, isolation, and distance from loved ones. As we age, we often reflect on days gone by and how everything has changed. Much of what we knew as a younger person is different today with a new generation taking over. This … Continue reading We Will Be Okay

Senior Daycare Facilities

By Michelle Jackson, Screening and Application Specialist at Elder Law of Michigan Adult daycare centers are extremely popular throughout the country. These centers are known as safe places for seniors to go. Seniors spend their daytime with others, use their minds, and receive quality services such as transportation, health screenings, physical therapy, and supervision as well as nutritious meals. Adult daycare centers allow caregivers and loved ones … Continue reading Senior Daycare Facilities

Building Strong Support for Elders: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day #WEAAD

  A scam is often impersonal and targets people not known to the scammer. Scammers use all kinds of methods to obtain your information and hard-earned money: telephone, email, and even door to door. Being aware of fraudster’s tactics is a good way to protect yourself or someone you know from being a victim of a scam. Our human brain allows us to reason, pause, … Continue reading Building Strong Support for Elders: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day #WEAAD