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Salem-News.com (Mar-01-2012 22:26)
Bills Protecting Vulnerable Seniors from Abuse Approved by SenateSalem-News.com
HB 4084 introduced by the Elder Abuse Work Group created in 2011.
The Oregon Senate backed a bill this morning that will make major changes to Oregon law with respect to elder abuse, creating critical new protections for Oregon’s most vulnerable seniors.
Salem-News.com (Feb-24-2012 23:11)
Announcing the Guardianship Convention Against Torture ProjectJanet Phelan Salem-News.com
Determine if your guardianship situation qualifies under the terms of the Convention.
(PROGRESO, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico) -
While in Geneva, Switzerland recently I met with a number of disability rights oriented groups.
Salem-News.com (Feb-19-2012 20:08)
Senate Committee Approves Foreclosure Help, Protection for UnemployedSalem-News.com
Series of bills to help struggling Oregonians clear Legislative hurdleRead Full Article
Salem-News.com (Feb-02-2012 14:10)
Judicial Reform Activist Stalked by JudgeSalem- News.com
Janet Phelan recently returned from presenting at the Biological Weapons Convention in Geneva.
(YUCATAN PENINSULA, Mexico) -
A legal reform activist and journalist, who exposed a money laundering operation wherein home loans were being used to funnel pay offs to California judges, is now being stalked by…..you got it…a judge.
Salem-News.com (Jan-30-2012 17:22)
Florida: The Silver Tour To Bring Awareness About Medical CannabisMichael Bachara for Salem-News.com
"We have a lot of seniors in our community and people with terminal illnesses that truly believe they derive relief from medical marijuana," - State Rep. Jeff Clemens, D-Lake Worth
(BOYNTON BEACH, Fla.) -
Many proponents of the global cannabis movement believe legendary pitchman and author of The Black Tuna Diaries, Robert Platshorn, holds the key to cannabis legalization in the United States.
Salem-News.com (Oct-25-2011 21:40)
Long-Term & Nursing Home Costs in U.S. Continue to Rise, According to New SurveySalem-News.com
Nursing home, assisted living and adult day services all increased 4.4% or more.
(WESTPORT, Ct.) -
Costs continue to rise for those requiring long-term care in the U.S. According to the newly released 2011 MetLife Market Survey of Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Adult Day Services, and Home Care Costs, conducted by the MetLife Mature Market Institute, national average rates for a private nursing home room increased 4.4% to $239 daily or $87,235 annually, in 2011.
Salem-News.com (Oct-09-2011 23:49)
Don`t Let Oregon Courts Silence the PressTim King Salem-News.com
Salem-News.com goes to court for reporting a story about an elderly woman's fight to regain finances taken by her son.
(CLACKAMAS, Ore.) -
An Oregon mother who allegedly lost more than a million dollars in property and assets to her son in California, says it's hard for a lone elderly woman to find justice in Oregon's legal system.
Salem-News.com (Oct-09-2011 22:41)
Rally with One Voice for Reforming GuardianshipOpinion by Mary Ellen Taylor for Salem-News.com
It is time for Washington to step in and stop the Probate Courts and the Attorneys, Banks and Trustees from using the Disabled and Elderly's money to fund their personal piggy banks.
(WASHINGTON D.C.) -
On 9/22/2011, Senator Amy Klobuchar chaired a Senate Judiciary committee hearing on reforming Guardianship proceedings. We need to act now to show the Judiciary committee that we support this effort, and are not afraid to speak with one clear voice on the issue of legislative reform of abusive practices in guardianship proceedings.
Salem-News.com (Sep-12-2011 10:51)
Monument Dedicated to GrandparentsClemente Ferrer Salem-News.com
Many families function better thanks to the help that grandparents provide.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Sep-06-2011 17:23)
How Elder Naggers Impair Men`s Self-ConfidenceBarry-Lee Coyne, MSW Salem-News.com
If breadwinner roles are reversed, the opposite outcome may result.
(SALEM, Ore.) - After 33 years as a professional counselor on both East and West Coasts, I have seen literally hundreds of elderly clients sharing their agonies. One pervasive issue keeps cropping up. It involves the return of the male breadwinner to the homefront, for which he is often unprepared. Thus, conflict erupts.Read Full Article
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