Florida Elder Law & Estate Planning Blog

Summitt steps down less than a year after Alzheimer’s diagnosis
April 20, 2012

Pat Summitt, 59, the celebrated coach of the University of Tennessee women’s basketball team, resigned her post this week, less than a year after being diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimer’s Disease tends to progress more quickly in younger patients…

Alzheimer’s 2012 Report released and the numbers are staggering
February 7, 2012

The Alzheimer’s Association today released its 2012 “Facts and Figures” report on Alzheimer’s care and patients. The figures are staggering. In brief: Currently an estimated 5.4 million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. The number is projected to rise…

When The Diagnosis is Alzheimer’s: Legal Steps to Take
June 16, 2010

Karp Law Firm attorneys and staff attended the Alzheimer’s Educational Conference June 3-4 in Palm Beach. We talked with many caregivers, policymakers and professionals. The Palm Beach County Convention Center was filled to capacity for the event — which gives…