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Elder Law Q & A: August 2016

Q: What is the average cost of long-term care insurance?

A: The cost of long-term care insurance will depend on the daily benefit, the elimination period, age at time of purchase and the length of the policy.

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Shades of Grey: Early Radio Programs

For those of us growing up in the rural South in the 1930s and 40s, radio was our window to the outside world. Radio transported us to any place in the world because it forced us to use our imagination.

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Enjoy Summer Activities, but Be Mindful of Sun and Heat
Enjoy Summer Activities, but Be Mindful of Sun and Heat

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. However, it's important to respect the heat and take precautions.

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Shades of Grey: Tying Up Loose Ends

My writing folder seems to collect a lot of fragments - things that don't quite fit any particular place. I suppose it's something like the odd pieces of cloth a tailor is left with after he gets through making a suit.

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Elder Law Q & A: July 2016

Q: What's the best way to protect a house from Medicaid?

A: There may be several options for each situation, but prudent planning prior to a placement crisis will likely yield the most favorable outcome.

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Worship Your Skin, Not the Sun!

It's that time of year that we just can't get enough of outside activities, fun in the sun, gardening and exercising!

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Live Fresh with Andy Frisch: Sweet Advice

I'm going to let you in on a little secret. Are you ready? You may want to sit down for this one.

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Nashville's Volunteer of the Month: Misty Woodford
Nashville's Volunteer of the Month: Misty Woodford

"It doesn't matter how much time you have or what your skillset is, there's a place for everyone." When asked about volunteering, Misty Woodford made it clear that no matter how busy one is, there is always time to give back and care for others.

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Country Cooking with a Granville Flair: Blueberry Salad
Country Cooking with a Granville Flair: Blueberry Salad

As I have stated in previous articles, I was born and raised in Granville. And, thinking back on my younger days, I cherish those times with my friends.

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Bedwell Earns Elder Care Coordination Certificate
Bedwell Earns Elder Care Coordination Certificate

Pati Bedwell, elder care coordinator at the Elder Law Practice of Timothy L. Takacs, was recently awarded a Certificate in Elder Care Coordination after completing a program offered by The Life Care Planning Law Firms Association in collaboration with The Stockton Center on Successful Aging at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

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Voices of Experience: Family Only - Your Secret Stash of Memories
Voices of Experience: Family Only - Your Secret Stash of Memories

"I showed my book to a friend at FiftyForward Donelson Station. She wanted to buy a copy!" Marion Mingle was surprised, flattered and, instead of selling, loaned the copy of her own life story, "Growing Up in Glasgow: A Conversation Between Two Sisters."

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Having a Catch
Having a Catch

Something soul satisfying about the simplicity of having a catch - not to be confused with playing catch.

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Are You Living in Your PJs?
Are You Living in Your PJs?

I'm waiting for my flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles when I catch a familiar face gliding by. "Hmmm. No, can't be." Then I hear his voice.

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Cheryl Rogers-Barnett Shares Memories of Dad, Mom
Cheryl Rogers-Barnett Shares Memories of Dad, Mom

He was "King of the Cowboys." She was "Queen of the West." That makes Cheryl Rogers-Barnett, oldest child of Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, "the Cowboy Princess."

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Country Cooking with a Granville Flair: Fruit Dessert
Country Cooking with a Granville Flair: Fruit Dessert

So, do you have your summer planned? Does warm weather make you want to take a road trip? Then what better place to spend the day - or maybe a weekend - than Granville, Tennessee?

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Nashville's Volunteer of the Month: Krystle Couch
Nashville's Volunteer of the Month: Krystle Couch

Krystle Couch is this month's honored volunteer. She works with Radio Free Nashville (RFN), a non-profit that enables people in Nashville and Middle Tennessee to hear news and up-and-coming musicians.

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Council on Aging Recognizes Honorees, Nominees for 25th Sage Awards

The Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee will recognize four honorees and 19 nominees for this year's Sage Awards for visionary leadership and lifelong commitment to improving quality of life for others.

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Live Fresh with Andy Frisch: Sit with Discomfort

The title of this month's article may lead you to think of hemorrhoids or some horrendous cramp in your rear, but that's not the discomfort I'm talking about.

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Surviving Cancer, Surviving Exercise

In June we recognize National Cancer Survivors Day as a celebration for individuals who have survived this deadly and complicated disease. We want to celebrate YOU for the fight you have endured and the mental strength it took for you to stay positive through treatment.

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Elder Law Q & A: June 2016

Q: What is financial exploitation of seniors?

A: Financial abuse of seniors includes the taking of assets, whether illegally or improperly, which belong to the victim.

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One in 10 Older Adults Experiences Elder Abuse

Being neglected, exploited or abused is unfortunately a reality for one in 10 older adults. For every case reported, 23 are not.

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Shades of Grey: Children and Church

Children are unpredictable, to say the least. They are especially unpredictable in situations which they do not face on a regular basis. Church can be one of these.

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Elder Law Q & A: May 2016

Q: Who is eligible for Social Security?

A: In general a worker must be at least 62 and have accrued 40 quarters (also known as credits) or 10 years of covered employment to be eligible for retirement benefits.

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Shades of Grey: More Odds and Ends

My title for this piece reminded me of the story about two young doctors, a psychiatrist and a proctologist, who were just beginning their practices. Since money was tight for both of them, they decided to rent an office together.

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What's Your Plan?

Every month, we address a health and fitness issue from a management or prevention standpoint. We plan our healthy meals. We plan time in our day to exercise. Most of us are planners.

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