WASHINGTON, May 8, 2018 – Today, the House Veterans Affairs Committee passed H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017. The bill, which must still be approved by the full House and Senate before going to the president, would restore benefits to thousands of Vietnam veterans, expand inclusive dates to those who served along the Korean DMZ, and benefit children born with spina bifida due to a parent’s exposure to Agent Orange-related
         May is National Elder Law Month, as designated by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. It is a way to acknowledge the profession that supports seniors and their families with all of their planning needs. And while that sounds great, many people still ask, “What do elder law attorneys do?” Part 1 of this series, “Why May is Special for Elder Law Attorneys” will explore several ways elder law attorneys
Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain and its function. As Alzheimer’s disease progresses behavior problems become more common. It is important for family members and caregivers to understand these common behavioral problems in order to become better equipped to handle them if or when the Alzheimer’s patient begins to exhibit them. 1. Agitation – An Alzheimer’s patient may feel anxiety or agitation which can cause restlessness or pacing. The patient may exhibit agitation related to specific
Paul and Norma Butler My mother Norma Arnold-Butler is the inspiration for my career in elder law and estate planning.  Besides being an independent career woman that I could look up to, she is the most caring person I’ve ever known.  Norma was always the one to visit you when you were not able to make it to church.  She made a point of being there for anyone she knew who might need a meal

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