As more and more fraudsters target seniors, it has never been more important for family caregivers to be aware of the latest scams. Attorney Kim Kimbrough, attorney Bayli Fields, elder care coordinator Emily McCord, and LegacyLink marketing director Don Colombero join host Gayla Zee to talk about scams, schemes, and fraud aimed at older adults in this episode of Getting Ready that aired on Sunday, April 23, 2017 on 103.7 Chuck FM.
Kimbrough Law is celebrating its fifth anniversary! In honor of the milestone, the firm will be offering free document review service in the Athens area on Sep. 19 and in the Gainesville area on Sep. 20. Individuals and families are invited to bring their wills, powers of attorney, advance directives, and other estate planning related documents for a no-cost review by a Kimbrough Law attorney. The firm known today as Kimbrough Law was launched in 2012 as The Kimbrough Law Fir
During his August 15, 2017 appearance on WDUN's Morning News, Kim Kimbrough talked to Bill and Joel about why planning ahead for elder care is so important, how you can make sure the nursing home doesn't get the house, and how the person-centered approach to caring for older adults creating an elder care revolution. LISTEN TO THE SEGMENT HERE. Kim Kimbrough appears weekly on WDUN's Morning News with Bill and Joel to answer questions about estate planning, elder law, long-term
When elderly loved ones with dementia or Alzheimer's disease wander, it can leave caregivers baffled and concerned. Is wandering always a cause for concern? Could it be serving a legitimate purpose for the elderly loved one? Dr. Jennifer Bute offers a thought-provoking alternative perspective on wandering in this short video.
If something happened to you and you weren't able to make healthcare decisions for yourself, who would make them for you? Attorney Kim Kimbrough, attorney Bayli Fields, and elder care coordinator Bre Simmons join host Gayla Zee to talk about the importance of advance care planning and end-of-life decision making for people of all ages in this episode of Getting Ready that aired on Sunday, April 9, 2017 on 103.7 Chuck FM.
Today is the day we've all been waiting for: the Eclipse Across America. The last time a total eclipse was visible from coast to coast was nearly a century ago, on June 8, 1918. We hope you're able to step outside to view the spectacle (through ISO-certified eclipse glasses, of course). The path of totality will pass just to the northeast of our Gainesville office. Many of our clients will be in the path of totality. As you prepare for this once-in-a-lifetime experience, enjo
Since the first humans roamed the earth, older people, the sick, and disabled have needed care.
Over many millennia, the approach to elder care evolved and eventually coalesced into something like this: A person gets old and moves in with an adult child. Someone in that adult child’s family puts her life on hold to provide care for the elderly loved one. It’s usually a woman. There are no nursing homes assisted living centers, Medicare or Medicaid. It’s the family’s responsi
Attorney Kim Kimbrough, elder care coordinator Bre Simmons, and Tyler Jefcoat, owner of Care to Continue, join host Gayla Zee to talk about caregiving in this episode of Getting Ready that aired on Sunday, May 14, 2017 on 103.7 Chuck FM.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has issued a warning to those receiving benefits. Scammers are calling from a 232 area code, claiming to be employees of the SSA. The con artists are telling the intended victims that they qualify for an increase in their Social Security benefits. At that point, the caller is asking for personal information like date of birth, social security number, name and address for verification purposes. This information is later used to change t