Elder Law of Michigan’s President and CERA’s Director participates in workshops at the 2018 Equal Justice Conference #EJC18

Keith Morris, President of Elder Law of Michigan and CERA Director, is presenting in two workshops at the 2018 Equal Justices Conference. The Delivery Innovation in Referrals from a Senior Legal Hotline Workshop is being held today, Thursday, May 10, 2018 and Looking at the Next Level of Service Delivery Workshop is scheduled for Friday, May 11, 2018. Continue reading Elder Law of Michigan’s President and CERA’s Director participates in workshops at the 2018 Equal Justice Conference #EJC18

Elder Law of Michigan at the 2018 Equal Justice Conference #EJC18

#EJC18 2018 Pre-Conference Session: Running a Hotline is more than answering the phone: A Collaborative Workshop. Team members of the Center for Elder Rights Advocacy (CERA) are participating in the 2018 Equal Justice Conference being held in San Diego, California. CERA is participating as presenter and organizer of the pre-conference session scheduled for today, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. The pre-conference is on Running a Hotline is … Continue reading Elder Law of Michigan at the 2018 Equal Justice Conference #EJC18

PREVNT: Connecting Seniors to Resources and Services

by Skye Felsing, Project Administrator, PREVNT Initiative This post is part two of a series of blog posts covering Elder Law of Michigan’s efforts and partnerships to prevent elder abuse across Michigan. In February, we shared with you one of the four segments within our new elder abuse project called the PREVNT Initiative.  This month we are excited to share the second segment we are working … Continue reading PREVNT: Connecting Seniors to Resources and Services

Elder Abuse Prevention Efforts at ELM

by Skye Felsing, Project Administrator, PREVNT Initiative This post is part one of a series of blog posts covering Elder Law of Michigan’s efforts and partnerships to prevent elder abuse across Michigan. Here at Elder Law of Michigan we are constantly searching for ways to involve ourselves in the betterment of Michigan’s senior community. Over the years this practice has helped spur the growth of our organization, … Continue reading Elder Abuse Prevention Efforts at ELM

Employee of the Month: Chris Jackson

by Char Brooks, Project Healthy Living Coach and Attorney Known for his technical expertise as well as his incredibly patient way of dealing with staff and clients, Chris Jackson is our Communications Coordinator, Project Administrator, and an Attorney. Many of us refer to him as “Action Jackson” because he is able to get so many things done at one time efficiently with a smile.  He … Continue reading Employee of the Month: Chris Jackson

An Update From Our President

Last week, I had the honor of attending a meeting convened by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Office of Older Americans in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the meeting was to bring together national nonprofits to learn more about the many programs the CFPB is working on to combat the financial exploitation of seniors. Also, each nonprofit had an opportunity to discuss what they … Continue reading An Update From Our President

Model Approaches Mini-Profiles

by Shoshanna Ehrlich In May ACL/AoA announced the recipients of its Model Approaches Cooperative Agreements. The awards were made in two categories: Phase I for those states that had not received Model Approach funding previously, and Phase II for those states that had completed a cycle of Model Approaches. The Phase I Model Approaches program is geared to utilizing the leadership of the State Legal … Continue reading Model Approaches Mini-Profiles