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July 12, 2016

Bloomfield Hills Probate 101: The Basics

Probate is a process that can differ from state to state.  This means that the laws which apply here in Michigan might not be the same as other places.  With such variance in what applies, it’s just good sense to ...

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July 12, 2016

Advance Care Planning Lessons for Oakland County Residents

Advance care planning is essential in ensuring that individuals receive the care they want and expect at the end of their life. The following is a list of eight advance care planning lessons: 1. Most Advance Directives Aren’t Worth the Paper They Are ...

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July 12, 2016

Governor Rick Snyder campaigns for a “Healthy Michigan”

Snyder says the goal is to help people. Governor Rick Snyder discussed his “Healthy Michigan” Medicaid expansion program Monday evening at a high-tech town hall meeting. (Related: Pending Benefits Legislation, Part 1) Snyder was connected from his press briefing room in Lansing ...

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July 12, 2016

Billions of Unverified Medicare Spending Revealed in Audit

Both doctors and hospitals have been paid billions of dollars by Medicare to make the transition from paper to electronic health records without verifying that the new systems meet required quality standards, as reported by a federal audit recently released. (Read more: Using ...

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July 12, 2016

Dementia Research Under Threat Over Lack of Funding

By Chris Berry Insufficient funding is threatening imperative research work into dementia. A number of projects are facing closure while arduous scientists may have to quit as a result of not being able to make a regular living wage. (Related: Obamacare’s Impact ...

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July 12, 2016

1 IN 3 SENIORS DIES WITH, NOT OF, DEMENTIA

A new report identifies that a shocking 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. Dying with Alzheimer’s does not equate to dying from it. But even when dementia isn't the direct cause of death, it often ...

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July 12, 2016

13 Celebrities with Alzheimer’s Disease

First described in 1901, Alzheimer’s disease was a relatively unknown illness until the last quarter of the 20th century. Celebrities like Ronald Reagan and Charlton Heston have played integral roles increasing public awareness of the illness and efforts to find a cure. ...

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July 12, 2016

2015 Alzheimer’s Facts and Figures

Many of my clients are facing an Alzheimer's or dementia diagnosis.  The Alzheimer's Association, which I am involved in, just released updated facts and figures for 2015. Alzheimer's disrupts the lives of individuals, families and our communities, killing more than ...

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