Aging Population: Action Steps To Fight Wrongful Guardianships with Billie Mintz

Join us as Billie Mintz explains what you should do if someone you know is suffering from this type of abuse. Meet Billie Mintz Billie Mintz, founder of INNOV8R, is an award-winning filmmaker who has produced and directed seven feature-length documentaries and several narrative short films. Billie has directed numerous award-winning short films, commercials, and social media campaigns that have been screened at over 40 international film festivals. Billie has dedicated his career to social justice, raising public consciousness, and advocating for those who have no voice. His belief in the power of story to inspire policy change is a driving force in his life as a filmmaker. Resources Website: http://www.billiemintz.comFacebook: http://www.facebook.com/billiemintzImagin8r on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/imagin8rLinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/billiemintzAAAPG: https://aaapg.net

Aging Population: Bad Things That Unscrupulous Guardians Do with Billie Mintz

Billie Mintz, founder of INNOV8R, is an award-winning filmmaker who exposed the professional guardianship industry’s filthiness in his film, The Guardians. Tune in as Billie tells us petrifying stories about abusive probate guardianship. Meet Billie Mintz Billie Mintz, founder of INNOV8R, is an award-winning filmmaker who has produced and directed seven feature-length documentaries and several narrative short films. Billie has directed numerous award-winning short films, commercials, and social media campaigns that have been screened at over 40 international film festivals. Billie has dedicated his career to social justice, raising public consciousness, and advocating for those who have no voice. His belief in the power of story to inspire policy change is a driving force in his life as a filmmaker. Resources Website: http://www.billiemintz.comFacebook: http://www.facebook.com/billiemintzImagin8r on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/imagin8rLinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/billiemintzAAAPG: https://aaapg.net

Aging Population: What is an Abusive Guardianship with Billie Mintz

A guardianship is a legal relationship created when a court appoints an individual to care for an elderly person. On this episode, Billie Mintz explains how it can be a horrifying situation when the guardian takes advantage of stealing every single financial asset that the older adult owns. Meet Billie Mintz Billie Mintz, founder of INNOV8R, is an award-winning filmmaker who has produced and directed seven feature-length documentaries and several narrative short films. Billie has directed numerous award-winning short films, commercials, and social media campaigns that have been screened at over 40 international film festivals. Billie has dedicated his career to social justice, raising public consciousness, and advocating for those who have no voice. His belief in the power of story to inspire policy change is a driving force in his life as a filmmaker. Resources Website: http://www.billiemintz.comFacebook: http://www.facebook.com/billiemintzImagin8r on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/imagin8rLinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/billiemintzAAAPG: https://aaapg.net

Professional Probate Guardian: Enemy of the Aging Population with Billie Mintz

Billie Mintz is a documentary filmmaker who exposed the professional guardianship industry’s corruption in his film, The Guardians. Guardianship is a legal relationship created for an older adult who can no longer care for himself or herself. Unfortunately, guardianship can go wrong when the guardian decides to take advantage of the older person. Tune in as Billie tells stories about abusive probate guardianship. Plus, we talk about which states abusive probate guardianship is most likely to happen in and what are some things that you can do to combat it. In This Episode: [02:00] About Billie Mintz. Billie explains what guardianship means. [05:45] What guardian abuse can look like. [09:40] The types of calls that Billie gets about his documentary. [13:50] Billie tells stories about people who are actively in trouble right now with abusive guardianship. [21:50] What’s next for Billie. Key Takeaways: Guardianship is a legal relationship created when a court appoints an individual to care for an elderly person who is no longer able to care for himself or herself. Guardian abuse happens when the Guardian takes advantage of the Ward and often pilfers all of the financial assets that the person has. Florida, Arizona, New York, Michigan,[…..]

Hospital Infections: 14 Tips To Lessen Your Risk with Steven Heisler, Esq.

Hospital infections are definitely a serious, significant problem especially in the elderly and aging population communities. According to a study done by the National Institute of Health, the risk of developing a healthcare-associated infection increases with age. Join Steven Heisler on the newest episode of The Injured Senior Podcast as he shares the 14 ways to reduce your chance of getting hospital infection.  Ask the hospital staff to clean their hands before treating you and ask visitors to do the same. Before your doctor uses a stethoscope on you, ask them to wipe the diaphragm with alcohol. If you are required to have a central line catheter, ask your doctor about the benefits of a central line catheter that is antibiotic-impregnated or silver chlorohexidine-coated to reduce infection. If you need surgery, choose a doctor with a low infection rate. Three to five days before your surgery, shower or bathe daily with chlorhexidine soap. Ask your doctor to have you tested for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA. Stop smoking long before you have surgery. On the day of surgery, remind your doctor that you may need an antibiotic one hour before the first incision. Ask your doctor to keep you warm[…..]

Hospital Infections: 14 Tips To Lessen Your Risk with Steven Heisler, Esq.

Hospital infections are definitely a serious, significant problem especially in the elderly and aging population communities. According to a study done by the National Institute of Health, the risk of developing a healthcare-associated infection increases with age. Join Steven Heisler on the newest episode of The Injured Senior Podcast as he shares the 14 ways to reduce your chance of getting hospital infection.  Ask the hospital staff to clean their hands before treating you and ask visitors to do the same. Before your doctor uses a stethoscope on you, ask them to wipe the diaphragm with alcohol. If you are required to have a central line catheter, ask your doctor about the benefits of a central line catheter that is antibiotic-impregnated or silver chlorohexidine-coated to reduce infection. If you need surgery, choose a doctor with a low infection rate. Three to five days before your surgery, shower or bathe daily with chlorhexidine soap. Ask your doctor to have you tested for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA. Stop smoking long before you have surgery. On the day of surgery, remind your doctor that you may need an antibiotic one hour before the first incision. Ask your doctor to keep you warm[…..]

What You Need to for A Successful Medical Malpractice Case with Steven Heisler, Esq.

It’s essential that you are aware of the four elements necessary to have a viable medical malpractice claim. Listen as Steven Heisler reveals these four elements in this episode. To find out more about the National Injured Senior Law Center or to set up a free consultation, go to https://www.injuredseniorhotline.com/ or call 855-622-6530. CONNECT WITH STEVE H. HEISLER: Website: http://www.injuredseniorhotline.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/attorneysteveheisler/LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-law-offices-of-steven-h.-heisler/about/Email: info@injuredseniorhotline.com

Medical Mistakes Have Become an American Crisis with Steven Heisler, Esq.

Medical experts revealed that over 250,000 individuals in the United States died as a result of medical mistakes. We have a crisis in our healthcare system. Listen to our latest episode as Steven Heisler discusses medical errors in the United States. To find out more about the National Injured Senior Law Center or to set up a free consultation, go to https://www.injuredseniorhotline.com/ or call 855-622-6530. CONNECT WITH STEVE H. HEISLER: Website:  http://www.injuredseniorhotline.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/attorneysteveheisler/LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-law-offices-of-steven-h.-heisler/about/Email: info@injuredseniorhotline.com

What to Do if Harmed By a Medical Error with Steven Heisler, Esq.

Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States. We have a crisis in our healthcare system. It’s essential that you are aware of the four elements necessary to have a viable medical malpractice claim: A legal duty must exist between a healthcare provider and the patient.  Show that the legal duty has been breached.  Show that the breach of duty by the doctor resulted in an injury to the patient.  Damages: there has to be a catastrophic injury in order to have a winnable case and meet the damage requirements.  To find out more about the National Injured Senior Law Center or to set up a free consultation, go to https://www.injuredseniorhotline.com/ or call 855-622-6530. CONNECT WITH STEVE H. HEISLER: Website: http://www.injuredseniorhotline.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/attorneysteveheisler/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-law-offices-of-steven-h.-heisler/about/Email: info@injuredseniorhotline.com

Aging Population: How To Minimize Your Risk For Elder Financial Exploitation With Dr. Peter Lichtenberg

Financial exploitation is growing in the older community; it’s the second most common form of elder abuse. Tune in as Dr. Peter Lichenberg tells us how to minimize the elder senior’s risk of financial exploitation. Meet Dr. Peter Lichtenberg Peter A. Lichtenberg, Ph.D., ABPP is the Director of The Institute of Gerontology and the Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute. He is also a Professor of Psychology at Wayne State University. He received his bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis, and his master’s and doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Purdue University.  After his internship he completed a post-doctoral fellowship in geriatric neuropsychology at the University of Virginia Medical School where he also became a faculty member. A clinician and researcher throughout his career Dr. Lichtenberg, one of the first board certified Clinical Geropsychologists in the nation, has made contributions to the practice of psychology across a variety of areas including in Alzheimer’s disease, medical rehabilitation and with those suffering from late life depression.  He is particularly interested in the area of intersection between financial capacity and financial exploitation; finding ways to balance autonomy and protection for older adults. His work in this area led him to be a contributor to[…..]