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Bloomfield Hills, MI (Law Firm Newswire) April 11, 2013 – Michigan state legislators are working on the 2014 budget for the state. There is increased pressure from elder care advocates for legislators to include Medicaid expansion funds in the budget, as outlined by Gov. Rick Snyder in his proposal. “The expansion of Medicaid would allow for health coverage to increase, covering roughly 75,000 seniors in Michigan,” stated Michigan elder law attorney Christopher Berry. “While there seems to be more to examine about cost to taxpayers and the ensuring burden, all of our state’s seniors need the security and safety of […]


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Bloomfield Hills, MI (Law Firm Newswire) April 4, 2013 – Green tea extract has been found to interfere with the formation of damaging plaque which leads to Alzheimer’s. A new research study through the University of Michigan indicates that green tea may help battle Alzheimer’s disease. A molecule found in the tea appears to prevent damage to proteins in the brain associated with the neurodegenerative disease. “The findings are a glimmer of hope for all those affected by Alzheimer’s disease,” stated Christopher J. Berry, a Michigan elder law attorney. The development of the damaging proteinsm known as metal-associated amyloids, have […]


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Bloomfield Hills, MI (Law Firm Newswire) March 15, 2013 – A Michigan estate planning and elder law attorney is presenting a free seminar on common estate planning mistakes to avoid. Christopher Berry, certified Michigan elder law attorney from Witzke, Berry, Carter & Wander PLLC of Bloomfield Hills, an expert in estate planning, veterans benefits, Medicaid, life-care planning and the Affordable Care Act, is hosting a seminar for the public on common estate planning mistakes to avoid on Sunday, March 10 at 1:30 at Maple Village Senior Living, 6257 Telegraph Road, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Interested attendees are advised that seating is […]


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Bloomfield Hills, MI (Law Firm Newswire) February 4, 2013 – The National Elder Law Foundation (NELF) is the only legal foundation which has the approval of the American Bar Association to offer elder law certification. Christopher J. Berry, attorney with Witzke Berry Carter & Wander PLLC, of BLoomfield Hills, Michigan, has successfully completed the NELF examination, and has been certified to practice elder law. Elder law is one of the fastest growing legal fields; elder law certification indicates that the attorney worked diligently to establish an in-depth, extensive knowledge of the legal issues that impact the elderly. Born in southeast […]


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Bloomfield Hills, MI (Law Firm Newswire) January 30, 2013 – Certificated elder law attorney Christopher J. Berry (CELA), is speaking with long-term care specialist Nancy I. Boari, CLTC, in a free public event. “New Year’s Resolutions for the Baby Boomer” is a candid talk about the issues surrounding planning for and facing one’s own long-term care on Wednesday, January 30, 2013. The event is hosted by Christopher J. Berry, Esq, a Michigan estate planning lawyer and Michigan elder law attorney, and Nancy I. Boari CLTC, a long-term care specialist. “The start of the new year often motivates people to look […]


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Bloomfield Hills, MI (Law Firm Newswire) January 25, 2013 – According to the National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA), one in five Americans over age 50 is caring for an aging parent or parents. That’s more than 10 million U.S. adults paying for care or overseeing care provided by outside agencies. “While there was a shift in the 1970s and 1980s toward senior living, more people are expressing an interest to stay in their own homes,” says Michigan elder law attorney Christopher J. Berry. “Holding on to personal items and a sense of ‘home’ seem to be the most common reasons […]


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Bloomfield Hills, MI (Law Firm Newswire) January 18, 2013 – Many older individuals would prefer to stay in their own home, even when they need additional support and care. Staying at home can be a viable option for many people, if there is adequate, affordable care and support that can be brought into the home setting. It is important to research the options available, preferably long before the need for care arises. “There are several levels of care that can be offered,” says Christopher J. Berry, Michigan estate planning and elder law attorney. “Look at the options available and then […]


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