Archive for the ‘Alzheimer’s Disease’ Category

The Mobile Game That Can Detect Alzheimer’s Risk

A specially designed mobile phone game can detect people at risk of Alzheimer’s – according to new research from the University of East Anglia. Source/more: EurekAlert Download the game here Related: More Evidence That Blood Tests Can Detect the Risk of Alzheimer’s   For a complete list of upcoming seminars, visit our website at www.davidwingate.com. Peace of mind is only a call or click away! For an Initial Consultation call Estate and Elder Planning by David Wingate at (301) 663-9230 or visit www.davidwingate.com David Wingate is an estate planning and elder law attorney at Estate and Elder Planning by David…

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Diagnosis Alzheimer’s – Now What?

NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF ATTORNEYS FOR ALZHEIMER’S PLANNING

In 2018, Alzheimer’s and other dementias will cost the nation $277 billion. By 2050, these costs could rise as high as $1.1 trillion states the Alzheimer’s Association. Much of the of cost of care is absorbed by the Alzheimer’s patient and his/her family out of their own pockets. Caring for an individual with Alzheimer’s disease is not only expensive, but also challenging. Alzheimer’s patients will experience the disease process in different ways at various stages of the disease. Caregiver responsibilities can range from paying bills and balancing the checkbook to bathing and dressing. Many care options exist in the spectrum…

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A Senior’s Weakness for Scams May Be Warning Sign of Dementia

New research suggests seniors who aren’t on guard against scams also might be at risk for eventually developing Alzheimer’s disease. Source/more: New York Times   For a complete list of upcoming seminars, visit our website at www.davidwingate.com. Peace of mind is only a call or click away! For an Initial Consultation call Estate and Elder Planning by David Wingate at (301) 663-9230 or visit www.davidwingate.com David Wingate is an estate planning and elder law attorney at Estate and Elder Planning by David Wingate. The Estate and Elder Planning office services clients with powers of attorneys, living wills, Wills, Trusts, Medicaid…

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OVERWHELMED?

Are you or someone you care for overwhelmed with the demands of a loved one’s Alzheimer’s care? Whether you are caring for your loved one in the home, scrambling to make arrangements for nursing home care or trying to make sure nothing goes wrong in the nursing home, you know how difficult, time-consuming and isolating caregiving can be. Imagine what life would be like if you had a team of advisors helping you get the right care, preserve family resources and make difficult decisions. That’s what life is like when you have the ESTATE AND ELDER PLANNING team behind you We help…

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Are You Caring For Someone with Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer disease is a heart breaker.  Not only is it awful for the patient, but is devastating for the caregiver.  Someone who hasn’t dealt with Alzheimer’s disease, can’t imagine the stress of constant pacing, up at all nights of day and nights, the fidgeting, the safety concerns, and of course the memory loss. Imagine the heartbreak you feel looking into the now empty eyes of your spouse of 40 or 50 years and recalling all the wonderful times you spent together and then sitting down and crying over the horrible truth that your spouse no longer recognizes you. Your marriage…

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The Link Between Alzheimer’s and Menopause

Women make up nearly two-thirds of patients with Alzheimer’s disease in the U.S., in part because they live longer than men. Now, researchers are exploring whether hormonal changes related to menopause affect the development of the disease. Source/more: Wall St. Journal (requires subscription)   For a complete list of upcoming seminars, visit our website at www.davidwingate.com. Peace of mind is only a call or click away! For an Initial Consultation call Estate and Elder Planning by David Wingate at (301) 663-9230 or visit www.davidwingate.com David Wingate is an estate planning and elder law attorney at Estate and Elder Planning by David…

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David Wingate with Julie Steinbacher at the National Alliance of Attorneys for Alheimer’s Planning

David Wingate with Julie Steinbacher at the National Alliance of Attorneys for Alheimer’s Planning – click HERE for the video.

David Wingate is a founding member of The National Alliance of Attorneys for Alzheimer’s Planning (“N3AP”)

A distinguished group of attorneys, including David Wingate, has announced a new non-profit focused on preparing for Alzheimer’s and dementia, The National Alliance of Attorneys for Alzheimer’s Planning (“N3AP”). This organization is the first of its kind and aims to be a resource not only for attorneys, but also the general public. Alzheimer’s is an epidemic with no end in sight and N3AP hopes to bring awareness to the subject with their years of research, experience, and exploration into this issue. David Wingate is a founding member of N3AP. Additionally, he attended the steering committee meeting at the first national…

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“DON’T “GAMBLE” WITH YOUR FUTURE!”

None of us are immune from the ravages of dementia, Alzheimers or Parkinson’s. Many things contribute to the possibility of developing these diseases. Be aware of the warning signs! Make sure you have your “legal and financial ducks in a row” before it’s too late. Remember, no one wakes up and says, “I think I’ll have a stroke today.” For a complete list of upcoming seminars, visit our website at www.davidwingate.com. Peace of mind is only a call or click away! For an Initial Consultation call The Elder Law Office of David Wingate at (301) 663-9230 or visit www.davidwingate.com David…

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