Prescriptions May Increase Your Risk of Falling

Is Your Prescription Increasing Your Risk of a Fall? Recent study found that nearly 95% of older adults take prescriptions that increase their risk of falling A recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Buffalo explored how certain prescription drugs that are meant to help with specific conditions actually may pose a health […]

Parkinson’s Disease

An Overview of Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects predominately dopamine-producing (“dopaminergic”) neurons in a specific area of the brain called substantia nigra.  Dopamine serves as a neurotransmitter and enables neurons in your brain to communicate and control movement. With Parkinson’s Disease, one type of neuron steadily degenerates and no […]

Hiring an Elder Law Attorney

5 Smart Tips for Hiring a Qualified Elder Law Attorney Just as there are primary care physicians and specialty doctors, there are regular estate planning lawyers and then there are elder law attorneys. You wouldn’t select an Orthopedic Surgeon to perform an open-heart surgery so why would you choose a regular estate planning lawyer over […]