Resources for Seniors

In Arizona, many group assist the public.  Here are some resources for seniors which may be useful: INFORMATION ON CARE FACILITIES LICENSING OR RATINGS, AND HIRING A CAREGIVER: Resources to Check Before Hiring a Caregiver Arizona Department of Health Services (DHS) - Long Term Care, Assisted Living Facilities - Licensing(link is external) Medicare.gov Nursing Home Compare(link is external) AARP Arizona(link is external) Arizona 211 Community Information and Referral/Senior Services(link is external) AZ Assisted Living Federation(link is external) LEGAL INFORMATION OR SERVICES Law for Seniors(link is external) AZ Bar Foundation at www.azlawhelp.org(link is external) Maricopa County Bar Lawyer Referral Service(link is external),…
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Social Media and Lawsuits

Our online presences are public and that the things we put up online can never really be removed. No one wants private photos or information made public. However, even seemingly innocent information can cause big trouble if you’re involved in a personal injury lawsuit. What’s the problem with social media? You might think twice about posting racy pictures online, but not about a picture of you smiling with your friends, right? How about a picture of a delicious meal you just cooked? How about tweeting a funny joke? It seems harmless. However, insurance companies are spending big bucks to have…
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Your Rights on the Not-so-Friendly Skies

A man was dragged from his seat on a United Airlines flight by airport security officers. Footage taken by another passenger shows the officers forcibly removing the man and dragging him by his arms down the aisle and out of the plane. The man was pulled out because he refused to leave the flight to make room for United Airlines employees after airline personnel asked him to involuntarily exit the plane. The federal Transportation Department is investigating United Airlines to determine whether the company followed proper procedure in removing passengers from an overbooked flight. According to federal law, if a…
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Summer Safety Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

Summer Safety Tips: Staying Safe Outdoors Fireworks Safety​​ Fireworks can result in severe burns, blindness, scars, and even death. Fireworks that are often thought to be safe, such as sparklers, can reach temperatures above 1000 degrees Fahrenheit, and can burn users and bystanders. Families should attend community fireworks displays run by professionals rather than using fireworks at home. The AAP recommends prohibiting public sale of all fireworks, including those by mail or the Internet.​ Bug Safety Don't use scented soaps, perfumes or hair sprays on your child. Avoid areas where insects nest or congregate, such as stagnant pools of water,…
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Arizona Car Insurance

Liability Coverage.  Every Arizona driver must have mandatory minimum liability limits for car insurance.  It's the law.  But you have a choice on how much protection to purchase. Lots of people believe they have purchased "full coverage" but it may be wise to investigate before you need to know exactly what "full coverage" you have. All drivers in Arizona are required to have policy limits of at least $15,000 / $30,000. $15,000/$30,000 means that your policy will pay on your behalf up to $15,000 if the collision  you cause injures one person. If the collision you cause injures two or more people,…
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