P&S Staff showing off their bundles of love! Heartland staff participated in giving each resident in their Thalia community a stuffed animal! Mike Skaggs of Heartland and Kathy Schwarzhoff of Prather & Swank having a fun moment with a musical bear!
Monday, August 21, 2017 is National Senior Citizen’s Day! This may make some people think of white hair and wheel chairs but we know better. We get to work with some pretty amazing seniors at Prather & Swank, P.A., and many of them can run circles around people half their age. In anticipation of this… Read more »
We recently stumbled across an article by David Robson from BBC Future entitled, “Dogs look like their owners-it’s scientific fact.” Well we’ve decided to test that theory for ourselves and we need your help! In July, Prather & Swank P.A. is having a contest to see if you can match the staff person to… Read more »
Despite a push by a business called Willing and Passage in the Florida Senate by a 34-0 vote, a bad bill just got vetoed! Kudos to our governor for looking out for Florida seniors on this issue. Elder Law Attorneys around Florida worked hard this legislative session to voice our opposition to the Florida Electronic… Read more »
Hurricane Season is upon us, having officially begun June 1, 2017. The six-month season runs through November, and unfortunately has been forecast to be more active this year than the historical average. The nature of hurricanes and their path of impact is generally hard to predict, so the best course of action is to… Read more »
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Florida is fast approaching on June 15, 2017. Please help us to spread awareness, and be mindful of your loved ones’ care. If you suspect the abuse, neglect or exploitation of a vulnerable adult, you can and should report it to The Florida Abuse Hotline by calling 1-800-962-2873. The… Read more »
Being a resident of the Sunshine State gets you more than just good weather. In addition to no state income or estate tax, Floridians get the added benefit of creditor protection on their home if they own the home in which they live. Article X, Section 4 of Florida’s Constitution says that your home is… Read more »
Florida Statute § 709.2202 means the agent you name in a Durable Power of Attorney document lacks authority to take the following actions on your behalf unless you signed or placed your initials next to the authorizing paragraph: 1. Create an inter vivos trust; 2. With respect to a trust created by or on behalf… Read more »