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Elder Law- Amos Goodall, CLEA National Elder Law Foundation #73

Listen to this episode... just click play ▶️ on the player below Elder law is a complex affair—filled with twists and turns, pitfalls and loopholes that can have dire consequences. Which is why when it comes to matters that affect our aging parents, not just any lawyer will do. This week on Parents

Det. Joe Roubicek Elder Financial Exploitation Crimes #72

Listen to this episode... just click play ▶️ on the player below They come in many forms… the caring nurse who visits Mom at home, the nice couple down the road who are always willing to pick up groceries or run errands, the neighbor boy who mows the lawn, the carpenter and plumber

Marcia Southwick of NASGA- Guardian Abuse #71

It’s been called “a good law gone bad.” Over the years, guardianship law has been misapplied, misused, and sometimes just plain manipulated, until it has become what it is today… a threat to the health, wealth and freedom to our elderly and disabled citizens. Diane’s special guest expert, Marcia Southwick-

Geraldine Callahan – Demystifying Medicare & Medicaid #70

Of all the financial issues that impact our aging parents, planning for Medicare and Medicaid are among the most important… and the most confusing. This week on Parents are Hard to Raise, Diane’s special guest expert Geraldine Callahan demystifies the process. Here Are Some Handy Links To People,

Molly Wisniewski Activities for Dementia Caregivers #69

The Alzheimer’s Association estimates there are about 16 million Americans caring for a family member with some form of neurocognitive disease. To them, life can often feel like an out-of-control freight train, filled with 36-hour days… This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise, Diane’s special guest expert—Molly Wisniewski— founding editor

Anthony Colandro- Dad has Dementia…and a Gun. What Now? #67

Longtime listeners will recognize this week's guest expert as the guy who helps keep our parents safer with this unique brand of wit and wisdom. Anthony Colandro is a nationally recognized personal security expert who has spent most of his adult life helping others to protect their most valuable assets,

Dr. Gianni Pirelli – Legal Mental Competency. Who Decides? #66

The issue of legal mental competency can be a complicated and emotion-packed subject, even under the best of circumstances.  This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise… Diane’s special guest, forensic psychologist, Dr. Gianni Pirelli, pulls back the curtain on a common problem, we’d all rather not think about. Sane or

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