Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Darling Garcia

By Kim Hill, Economic Security Client Services Before working at Elder Law of Michigan, the most interesting job she had was working for a local veterinarian office in California. At that office, she learned to drive on the clinic’s beloved “yellow bird” car, which was a 1977 Toyota Celica GT Liftback with standard transmission. The top ten books she recommends anyone to read are (in no particular order): Don Quixote, by … Continue reading Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Darling Garcia

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Are You, or is Someone You Know, an Aging Driver?

By Mary Beth Daley, Staff Accountant  Let me start by asking you a few questions.  Are you beginning to question your own safety and competency behind the wheel?  Are you wondering if it’s time to ask your parents to give up the keys?  Are you a professional who regularly has contact with aging adults?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, have I got a resource for you!  Let me back … Continue reading Are You, or is Someone You Know, an Aging Driver?

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These Are the 10 Best States for Aging

Via U.S. News By Casey Lewis, Staff Writer Aging in America In 2016, Americans age 65 and older accounted for 15.2 percent of the total population, up 2.8 percent from 2000. These numbers are only expected to grow considerably over the coming decades, and the U.S. Census Bureau predicts that one in five Americans will be 65 and over by 2030. Read the full article … Continue reading These Are the 10 Best States for Aging

Gay Nell Jenkins

Staff Spotlight – Gay Nell Jenkins

by Natalie Pearce, Director of Economic Security Gay Nell Jenkins joined Elder Law of Michigan, Inc. (ELM), first as a contractor in April 2015. She then became a part-time employee of ELM in October 2015. Gay Nell is responsible for enrolling homebound clients in the metro Detroit area for the MiCAFE Network. Prior to joining ELM, Gay Nell worked as a supervisor in Head Start … Continue reading Staff Spotlight – Gay Nell Jenkins

Katie Burns, J.D.

Employee of the Month: Katie Burns

by Sandra Wisnewski, J.D., Director of the Legal Services This month, Attorney Katie Burns has been selected as Elder Law of Michigan’s (ELM) employee of the month! In 2014, Katie became a full-time employee in the Housing Rights Center of Michigan, a program of Elder Law of Michigan. Previously she participated in the Americorps program, helping to establish HRCMI. HRCMI is one of the newest programs of ELM. … Continue reading Employee of the Month: Katie Burns

Lindsay Felsing

Employee of the Month: Lindsay Felsing

by Char Brooks, JD, Project Healthy Living Coach Lindsay has been a member of the Elder Law of Michigan team since January 2011. She serves as the Director of Economic Security. Among her many responsibilities, she oversees our programs that help low income older adults access benefits that can help them make ends meet, put healthy food on the table, and improve their quality of … Continue reading Employee of the Month: Lindsay Felsing

Jadranko Tomic-Bobas

Employee of the Month: Jadranko Tomic-Bobas

by Sandra Wisnewski, J.D., Director of the Legal Services Jadranko Tomic-Bobas (Jay) is Elder Law of Michigan’s (ELM) Legal Hotline Managing Attorney. Jay started at ELM in 2011 as a hotline attorney. In June of 2014, Jay was promoted to the Hotline Managing Attorney. Since that time, Jay has helped to create, implement, and maintain a major change to our hotline process. Under this new … Continue reading Employee of the Month: Jadranko Tomic-Bobas