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It's About Time- April 23,2020

Martin and Helayne sat down with Pam Palanza of Carefinderz. Unfortunately, we got cut a little short due to the high winds. We encourage you to check out the Carefinderz website.

Top 6 Reasons to Hire an Elder Law Attorney

Our friends at NAELA put together this great article explaining why you should hire an Elder Law Attorney. The Top 6 Reasons to Hire an Elder Law Attorney Seniors face complex legal concerns that are often different from what they faced when they were younger. Actions taken may have unintended legal effects. As a senior or someone who’s helping make decisions for a senior, it’s important that you work with an attorney who is an expert in Elder Law. What Is Elder Law? Elder Law encompasses many different fields of law. An Elder Law attorney specializes in how to best use their knowledge to fit the needs of seniors. Some of these fields include: Preservation/transfer of assets seeking to av

Bull Wonders How To Efficiently Work From Home

Bull called a Zoom meeting to discuss the very important matter of getting more treats now that he's working from home. Client Cuddling is temporarily on hold but his role as Office Mascot is going strong.

Helayne is now a North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission Certified Mediator.

Local attorney, Helayne Levy Payne, M.A., J.D., CDP, CADDCT, LL.M. in Elder Law, is now a North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission Certified Mediator. To receive this certification as a mediator, Helayne has met stringent threshold criteria relating to her education and work experience, completed at least 40 hours of mediation training, and completed the requisite number of observations by observing other excellent mediators through District 5 Family Court in New Hanover and Pender counties. She plans to use this certification to better serve families within her practice helping them avoid costly litigation and instead resolve family disputes through the mediation process to preserve fam

It's About Time- April 16, 2020

Helayne and Martin sat down to share their thoughts on the impact of COVID-19 on small businesses. Major Brian Chism of the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office joined for a segment to talk about local law enforcement's role in the pandemic.

Authorities warn of coronavirus scams targeting seniors

Fox News did a piece highlighting the increase of coronavirus scams targeting seniors. Find the video here: https://www.foxnews.com/us/coronavirus-scams-targeting-senior-citizens The coronavirus pandemic has led to scammers exploiting new fears, and authorities say many targets of these schemes are senior citizens. According to the Federal Trade Commission, the elderly are more likely to be scammed -- and scammed out of more money -- than younger people. In Florida, more than 24 percent of the population are senior citizens, making the Sunshine State a hub for fraudsters and scam artists. “Don’t ever respond to e-mails, texts, or robocalls with financial information,” says Florida Attorney G

Trends are our Friends

TRENDS ARE OUR FRIENDS The curve is looking better! You can find more great COVID-19 infographics at: https://informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/covid-19-coronavirus-infographic-datapack/ FOR THE BENEFIT OF OUR BUSINESS AND PUBLIC COMMUNITY MEMBERS, BE DISCIPLINED AND KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK! “6’ APART IS BETTER THAN 6’ UNDER”

It's About Time ~ April 9, 2020

Martin and Helayne talk COVID-19 impact on small businesses and Dr. Gerstenhaber shares with us about dealing with the emotional toll of the pandemic.

The Role of Prions in COVID-19

Helayne found a great video from Dr. Perlmutter and his team. Please find it below: THE ROLE OF PRIONS IN COVID-19: With Dr. Perlmutter and Dr. Tetz Today I have the opportunity to speak with Dr. George Tetz. His name may sound familiar to many of you as I have interviewed him in the past with regards to his work connecting bacteriophages with Parkinson’s disease. Today, we explore his latest research related to coronavirus (COVID-19). Yes, it’s technical, but his discovery of homologous prion sequences in the virus, and, in its human receptor site is mind-blowing. Let me tell you a bit more about Dr. Tetz. George Tetz, MD, PhD is CEO of the Human Microbiology Institute in New York City. His

It's About Time~ April 2, 2020

Helayne and Martin sat down with Attorney Michael Davenport to discuss crazy neighbors, conflict resolution, and making the conscious choice to be kind.

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