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
By Jadranko Tomic-Bobas, J.D., Managing Hotline Attorney, and Lauren Sutter, Legal Hotline Intern For many seniors, the idea of buying a mobile home seems like a great idea. There are often many positives to owning a mobile home, including: potentially lower energy bills, a sense of community, rules and regulations that enforce an atmosphere of calm and quiet, and a smaller property to care for. However, there are … Continue reading Things to Know Before Buying a Mobile Home
By Dawn Kepler, Project Coordinator Sara Jackson is a Network Specialist for Michigan’s Coordinated Access to Food for the Elderly (MiCAFE) program. She has been a member of the Elder Law of Michigan team since September 2016. Some of Sara’s favorite projects include growing the MiCAFE Network into new areas of the state and sustaining our partnerships with new and innovative approaches. Taking a tour through Sara’s office … Continue reading Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Sara Jackson
Independence Day Holiday, Elder Law of Michigan’s Lansing and Detroit office are closed on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 – Friday, July 6, 2018. We will resume regular business hours on Monday, July 9, 2018 Continue reading In observance of …..
By Sara Jackson, MiCAFE Network Specialist Dawn Kepler is a Project Administrator at Elder Law of Michigan and has been a member of the team since March 2014. Before she started working for Elder Law of Michigan, a coworker at a previous job told her to contact the attorneys at Elder Law of Michigan because they might be able to help her and her husband when they had an identity … Continue reading Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Dawn Kepler
By Christine Steinmetz, J.D., Hotline Attorney This post is the second part of a previous blog post on Caregivers Guide to Driving Issues. The Legal Hotline for Michigan Seniors receives phone calls every week from loved ones and caregivers asking what he or she can do when there are concerns about a loved one’s driving. In our last post, I discussed issues that arise when a caregiver becomes aware of potential problems of … Continue reading Caregivers Guide to Driving Issues – Part Two
By Mike Walters, Legal Hotline Managing Attorney, Pro Seniors, Inc., Project Manager, CERA. I had a general private law practice when I began working part-time as a hotline attorney at Pro Seniors in 2000. I quickly discovered that hotline advice was well suited to my personality. I had always been able to convey legal advice to clients in a “down to earth” manner. I knew enough about different … Continue reading Things I Learned at Center for Elder Rights Advocacy (CERA)