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Mercedes Fernandez, from Mouvement Geriatric Physiotherapy, joins Elder Law Attorney Bob Mannor to discuss the importance of movement and exercise for seniors. Mercedes shares her personal and professional journey in geriatric kinesiology and how she transitioned to working with older adults online. She explains the benefits of remote training, inc…
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Summary In this conversation, Bob Mannor, a certified elder law attorney, interviews Greg Kurinec, a certified financial planner, about financial planning for retirement. Bob and Greg discuss the importance of comprehensive financial planning, the role of a certified financial planner (CFP), and the value of professional designations. They also cov…
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This episode of Advice From Your Advocates Podcast is especially helpful for anyone concerned with financial security for a loved one with disabilities. Join host Attorney Bob Mannor as he discusses upcoming changes to the ABLE Act. The ABLE Act (Achieving a Better Life Experience) is a program that provides financial support for individuals with s…
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Discover how to transform the journey of dementia care into one filled with compassion and expertise, as renowned geropsychologist, Dr. Natalie Edmonds from Dementia Care Blazers returns to our show to share her valuable insights in a conversation with our host, Elder Law Attorney Bob Mannor. This episode promises to navigate you through the comple…
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Unravel the complexities of healthcare directives with the expertise of Kelli King-Penner and myself, Bob Mannor, as we guide you through the legal maze of ensuring your medical wishes are respected. This enlightening conversation promises to illuminate Michigan's unique patient advocate designation and why it might be a better alternative to a liv…
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Uncover the secrets of the latest Michigan law changes with Bob Mannor and Kelli King-Penner. Episode Highlights: Bob and Kelli emphasize the significance of durable power of attorney, a document enabling individuals to manage financial assets on behalf of someone unable to do so themselves. The episode delves into the nuances of the recently passe…
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Imagine navigating the holiday season with a loved one living with dementia. It's undoubtedly a heart-wrenching reality, yet it also presents an opportunity to connect more profoundly with your loved one. This is the focus of our earnest conversation with the mighty compassionate Elisa Bosley chaplain and founder of Spiritual Elder Care. In this fa…
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Feeling the weight of caregiving? Curious about the signs of caregiver burnout and how to navigate them? Join us as we sit down with Danielle Chwalibog, a seasoned care planner and navigator at Mannor Law Group, who helps us sail through the tumultuous seas of caregiver burnout. Together, we unravel the emotional and physical toll it takes, particu…
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Ever wondered how the system could impose penalties on you for simply caring for your loved ones? Prepare to have your eyes opened by Amy Persails, Planning Services Director at Mannor Law Group. Amy brings her vast experience in handling Medicaid cases to this discussion, revealing how the state of Michigan imposes penalties on families seeking in…
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Don't make this costly mistake. Medicare, Medicaid, and managing your money can be confusing territory. Tune in to this episode with Elder Law Attorney Bob Mannor & Amy Persails, Planning Services Director at Mannor Law Group, and walk away with a deeper understanding of these complex systems that could save you or someone you care for thousands of…
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Ever wondered what could go wrong when estate planning isn't done right? Join esteemed elder law Attorney Bob Mannor and guest Attorney Kelli King-Penner, on this special Halloween episode, as they unfold some spine-chilling experiences in estate planning. Armed with tales from the trenches, they'll illuminate the importance of having powers of att…
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Welcome to our enlightening conversation with Wendy Strayer, client services coordinator at Mannor Law Group. Wendy's expertise in estate planning helps us unravel the often misunderstood world of trusts and the peace of mind they can offer. She emphasizes that estate planning isn't reserved for the ultra-wealthy—it's a must for everyone, regardles…
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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, approximately 21% of recent marriages involve both spouses marrying for at least the second time. This means that about 1 out of every 5 marriages in the United States is a second marriage. Estate planning for second marriages and blended families may look different than their single marriage counterparts. Join …
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Do Not Resuscitate orders or DNRs: chances are you've heard of this document, but many are unsure exactly what it means. If you've wondered about DNRs, their implications, and the myths surrounding them, this episode will enlighten you. We welcome back guest, Nikki Inches, a resident care navigator and social worker at Mannor Law Group, who shares …
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Did you know that hospice care has evolved from being a last-days-of-life service to being a holistic approach that can occur in the patient's own home? Gain a wealth of knowledge in this enlightening chat with our special guest, Nikki Inches, LLMSW, and host Attorney Bob Mannor. Nikki is not only a seasoned elder care navigator but also a dedicate…
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Want to understand the intricacies of the Aid and Attendance benefit program? Our host Attorney Bob Mannor, walks us through the ins and outs of this potentially life-altering benefit for elder veterans. Nested under VA's improved pension program, this benefit could be the answer to your worries about independent living, assisted living and nursing…
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Have you ever been caught in the labyrinth of long-term care for a family member - or as an elder care professional? This episode offers a beacon of hope with our guest, the accomplished attorney, Michael Lebenbom. He gives us a glimpse into his personal journey into law and his unwavering drive to advocate for individuals trapped within the comple…
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What if you could unmask the complexities of VA compensation benefits tied to Agent Orange-related illnesses? Attorney Bob Mannor, a leader on aging veterans' affairs, illuminates the recent changes in VA compensation benefits, particularly focusing on the concept of presumptive illnesses. These diseases, as he explains, are automatically assumed t…
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When was the last time you acted kindly towards someone, despite feeling like a complete jerk? In our heartfelt conversation with Reverend Joe Krupp, we explore the power of kindness, generosity, and patience in our interactions, especially when dealing with families and caregivers of those diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's. Father Joe shares …
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We had the privilege of sitting down with the inspiring Reverend Joe Krupp, whose magnetic personality and uplifting attitude have touched countless lives. As the chaplain for the Michigan State football team, he has provided comfort and joy to many families during the pandemic. Listen in as we discuss his incredible journey, including the heartwar…
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What if we told you there's a therapy that helps elderly patients regain their self-care, strength, balance, and coordination for daily activities? Welcome Danielle Hopkins, an occupational therapist at both McLaren Hospital and Wellbridge of Grand Blanc, who joins us to shed light on the crucial differences between occupational therapy and physica…
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In this episode, Bob and guest, Amy Leep, BSN & Founder of Comply Services, LLC, dive into the importance of person-centered care. This is intended to learn about the individual being helped and what techniques are going to work best for them. Amy helps organizations with this by studying a facility and identifying what policies may or may not be i…
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Attorney Bob Mannor speaks with Pamela Wilson, SA, MS, BS/BA,CG, who is an expert in the field of caregiving. Pamela has personally helped thousands of families since the year 2000 through her advocacy, educational speaking engagements, appointed guardian positions, and support channels via her Facebook group, published book, and her own podcast. T…
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Rethinking health and fitness for seniors - it's saving lives! On this interesting and fun episode of Advice From Your Advocates, Bob sat down with Jennifer Joyner who is a Health and Wellness Program Coordinator at Valley Area Agency on Aging. Jennifer is also a certified Arthritis Instructor through the Arthritis Foundation and certified with Sil…
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Elisa Bosley, a licensed non-denominational Chaplin based in Colorado, met with host Attorney Bob Mannor to discuss the lack of faith-based resources for those facing Dementia, Alzheimer's disease or memory loss. With decades of experience leading worship and bible studies, Elisa founded Spiritualeldercare.com and subsequently her YouTube Channel. …
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Can you imagine the panic and helplessness of not being able to access information or make decisions for your college-going child during a medical emergency? As your kids turn 18 and become legally independent, we've got the solution for you – the Young Adult Protection Plan. Join us in this special episode celebrating our one-year anniversary, fea…
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On this episode of Advice From Your Advocates, Bob sat down with Craig Goldenfarb, Esq. who is a personal injury attorney with a practice based in Florida to discuss defibrillators and the charity that he founded through his advocacy work; Heart of the Game, Inc. Craig was inspired to start his charity through all the cases that he has covered thro…
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Attorneys Melissa Dixon and Bob Mannor discuss what to do and what not to do when your loved one passes away. Losing a loved one is difficult, but when the planning isn't clear, siblings who once grew up close as ever, are torn apart by misunderstanding, mistrust, or even greed. As parents or siblings, you can take steps to protect your family from…
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Caring for an aging loved one, with or without Dementia, can be challenging - especially as the needed level of care begins to change. Often, finding support and care can be overwhelming and families are unsure where to turn. Other families may find the care they need, but do not have the resources to afford it. In this episode of Advice From Your …
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Support the show Listening Options YouTube Playlist Apple Podcasts Spotify Amazon Music iHeart Radio Podcast Addict Podchaser Deezer Listen Notes Player FM ABOUT US: Mannor Law Group helps clients in all matters of estate planning and elder law including special needs planning, veterans’ benefits, Medicaid planning, estate administration, and more.…
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Support the show Listening Options YouTube Playlist Apple Podcasts Spotify Amazon Music iHeart Radio Podcast Addict Podchaser Deezer Listen Notes Player FM ABOUT US: Mannor Law Group helps clients in all matters of estate planning and elder law including special needs planning, veterans’ benefits, Medicaid planning, estate administration, and more.…
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Obtaining Veterans Benefits can be a confusing, frustrating process for those veterans and their families. Elder Law Attorney Bob Mannor is joined by Guest Attorney Britney McDonald of Marc Whitehead & Associates in Houston, Texas. Britney is the managing attorney for the Disability Insurance Department for Administrative Appeals, advising clients …
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On this 12th episode of the Advice From Your Advocates Podcast, Attorney Bob Mannor sits down with Lea Anne Ivory Director of Marketing & Communications at Ascension Living PACE Michigan in Flint. Bob and Lea Anne talk about the many benefits of the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, otherwise known as PACE for members of our community …
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YouTuber and Social Influencer, Dr. Natali Edmonds, Founder of Dementia Careblazers, a resource for loved ones and caretakers who are helping those with various forms of Dementia joined Attorney Bob Mannor for a conversation on Dementia. Bob and Natali deep dive into the various types of Dementia, and note how the disease can often look different i…
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In this week's episode of Advice From Your Advocates, Attorney Bob Mannor and Wendy Jones of Next Steps 4 Seniors take a deep dive into ways to ease the stress of finding assisted living for your loved one. Executive Producer: Savannah Meksto Assistant Producer: Samantha Cohen Learn more about Mannor Law Group Support the show Listening Options You…
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On this episode of Advice From Your Advocates Podcast, Attorney Bob Mannor is joined by guest, Adam Sterling of Allegria Village, who talks about what it means to Age in Place and how to make that consideration when helping to plan the care of an aging loved one. Executive Producer: Savannah Meksto Assistant Producer: Samantha Cohen Learn more abou…
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In this episode of Advice From Your Advocates, Attorney Bob Mannor speaks with Jodi Colombe, a Sales Manager at Brookdale Grand Blanc Assisted Living and Memory Care. Bob and Jodi explore what the physical and mental warning signs might be for when it’s time to consider a care facility - as well as what to look for when considering the facility you…
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When an aging loved one begins to lose the ability to safely drive a vehicle, it can be difficult for family to know when to step in. Join host Attorney Bob Mannor and special guest, Matt Gurwell for this important discussion on the many ways aging can impact driving ability and response time. Learn ways to break the ice and resources to make this …
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On this special episode of Advice From Your Advocates, we spoke with our colleague Attorney Donna MacKenzie who is a nursing home and abuse lawyer, focusing on medical malpractice cases. The case she discussed with us is Kermath Vs. Independence Village – where the Michigan Supreme Court ultimately overturned their decision! The case came about whe…
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Listen as Estate Planning & Elder Law Attorney connects with Nicole Colley of the Alzheimer's Association to discuss many unknown, but potentially life-saving resources the Alzheimer's Association offers members of the community. Executive Producer: Savannah Meksto Assistant Producer: Samantha Cohen Learn more about Mannor Law Group. Support the sh…
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Host Attorney Bob Mannor and Guest Attorney Kelli King-Penner explore the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to deeds. Many people think deeds are simple, but in fact, the opposite is true. Don't miss this important podcast that could save you or your beneficiaries thousands of dollars and hours of headaches. Executive Producer: Savannah Mek…
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During the COVID-19 pandemic, Medicaid made adjustments to certain rules that made keeping and obtaining insurance benefits easier for aging adults who need long-term care. For example, during the pandemic, essentially no one was able to have their benefit eligibility revoked. Now that the pandemic is winding down, those restrictions are being lift…
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Host Attorney Bob Mannor is joined by guest Lisa Church of Alternative Elderly Care to discuss the vital transition time when a loved one or patient is returning home after a stay in the hospital or rehab. Learn what options are available to support this critical time in a senior's healing and ways to make this transition easier for the patient. Ex…
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What does long-term care look like in post-pandemic world? The years since COVID-19 have been full of changes for both eldercare professionals and their patients. Join Host Attorney Bob Mannor and guest Amy Persails as they discuss these changes and what's to come. Listen to our first episode of Advice From Your Advocates Podcast. Executive Produce…
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