Entries by Nancy Oriola

Advice for adult children: Recognizing the Warning Signs of an Acquired Brain Injury

Have you noticed that your parent or elder adult in your family is acting differently lately? In some cases, changes in behavior can mean that an elder loved one suffered an Acquired Brain Injury. Understanding and recognizing the warning signs can help ensure senior family members receive the care they need. An Acquired Brain Injury […]

National Guardianship Conference Highlights ‘Guardianship Scene Investigation’

Held annually by the National Guardianship Association, the National Conference on Guardianship is the largest gathering of guardianship organizations in the United States. Decades participated in the 25th annual conference in October, attending cutting-edge presentations and bringing back knowledge on today’s top concerns in guardianship. While we attended many informative sessions, the highlight of the […]

Hiring an End-of-Life Enforcer

“Hiring an End of Life Enforcer” by Paula Span, New York Times The chilling dilemma of “the unbefriended elderly,” who don’t have family or close friends to make medical decisions on their behalf if they can’t speak for themselves, generated a bunch of ideas the last time we discussed it. One reader, Elizabeth from Los […]