Category: Elder

Mediate University Course Bundles author.

Mediate University Course Bundles

Here are Mediate University's Mediation Course "Bundles" to help you best and most affordably accomplish your mediation basic and advanced training...

By James Melamed, J.D.
The Importance of Mediation in the ADA Interactive Process author.

The Importance of Mediation in the ADA Interactive Process

As a HR and ADA Facilitator and author of Making It Work, I have found that mediating disability/medical related issues...

By Sheryl Ellis, PHRca, SHRM-CP, CLMS, ADAC
Pensions in divorce: What are they and how are they split? author.

Pensions in divorce: What are they and how are they split?

Pensions have almost become a benefit of the past, having been replaced by 401(k) plans.  However, they still exist for...

By Mary Salisbury
Why is Gray Divorce Becoming Increasingly Common? author.

Why is Gray Divorce Becoming Increasingly Common?

A “gray divorce” occurs when a senior couple ends their marriage after years or decades of togetherness. Also called a...

By Carmela DeNicola, Roseann Vanella
Moving from Elder Frustration to Family Redemption: Book Review author.

Moving from Elder Frustration to Family Redemption: Book Review

Elder Frustration The term “elder frustration” is used to describe frustration that adult children, caregivers and sometimes professionals experience when...

By Nicole Lance, JD, CSA
Online Mediation Task Force Family / Elder Committee Report author.

Online Mediation Task Force Family / Elder Committee Report

The Online Mediation Family and Elder Committee consisted of the following members: Chair: Susan Guthrie Members: Michael Aurit, Gabrielle Hartley,...

By Susan Guthrie
Co-Parenting Online Course – How to Not Put Your Kids in the Middle of Your Divorce author.

Co-Parenting Online Course – How to Not Put Your Kids in the Middle of Your Divorce

How to get parents on the same page - Even in the middle of divorce Divorce can be tough on...

By Brandyn Roark Caires, Jen Schimbeno
It’s Time to Talk…. author.

It’s Time to Talk….

Mediation and Business Consulting by Kathleen Kauth.Talking about end of life wishes is never fun, and seldom easy.  In light...

By Kathleen Kauth
Dividing the Burial Plot in Divorce author.

Dividing the Burial Plot in Divorce

As I work with more “grey divorce” couples, I’m finding that there may be an overlooked asset that needs to...

By Mary Salisbury
Divorce and Social Security author.

Divorce and Social Security

As couples reach the age of 62 they begin the process of determining whether to take early retirement or wait...

By I. Jay Safier
Montana Nursing Homes and Families Receive Assistance to Resolve Disputes author.

Montana Nursing Homes and Families Receive Assistance to Resolve Disputes

Montana Nursing Homes and Families Receive Assistance to Resolve Disputes about Discharge Notices Through a Grant from Centers for Medicare...

By Kayre Chatellier
Disputing at a Panchayat Meeting author.

Disputing at a Panchayat Meeting

In 1966 and 1967 when I was twenty-two years old, I did a two-year stint as a Peace Corps Volunteer...

By Peter Adler
Eldercare Mediation:  Setting Families up for Success author.

Eldercare Mediation: Setting Families up for Success

When it comes to discussing end of life issues, very rarely are all members of families on the same page. ...

By Kathleen Kauth
CMS Issues Final Rule Allowing Pre-Dispute Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements author.

CMS Issues Final Rule Allowing Pre-Dispute Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesThe Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) has issued a...

By Beth Graham
Divorcing After Long-Term Marriage Checklist of Considerations author.

Divorcing After Long-Term Marriage Checklist of Considerations

Once upon a time, people who grew old (or older) together, even if unhappy in their marriage, did not consider...

By Dr. Lynne C. Halem
Mediation Dance-Writing author.

Mediation Dance-Writing

In 2008, Resourceful Internet Solutions, Inc., the parent company of Mediate.com, proudly published Peter Adler’s "Eye of the Storm Leadership:...

By Peter Adler
Family Feud? Use Eldercaring Coordination for High Conflict in Eldercare author.

Family Feud? Use Eldercaring Coordination for High Conflict in Eldercare

The aging of a family member is an inevitable process, and families hope that their aging parent or grandparent will...

By Sarah Gross
Reconsidering How to Honor a Father’s Wishes author.

Reconsidering How to Honor a Father’s Wishes

Recently I mediated a case involving consolidated actions for collection of hospital bills and alleged fraudulent conveyance of real properties. ...

By Nancy Shuger
Disability Mediation : An Overview author.

Disability Mediation : An Overview

There is an on-going need for disability mediation in the civil, commercial, workplace and family context, as there remains a...

By Ryan Compton
The Gang of Fourteen author.

The Gang of Fourteen

In 2008, Resourceful Internet Solutions, Inc., the parent company of Mediate.com, proudly published Peter Adler’s "Eye of the Storm Leadership:...

By Peter Adler
3 Reasons Why You Want to Mediate Guardianship Disputes author.

3 Reasons Why You Want to Mediate Guardianship Disputes

When the natural parents of a minor are deceased or become otherwise incapable of caring for their child, the issue...

By Lee Drizin
Why Are You And Your Sibling Fighting Over Your Parent’s House? author.

Why Are You And Your Sibling Fighting Over Your Parent’s House?

Your parent died a few months ago. That, in and of itself, is tragic enough. You’re neck deep in the...

By Kamela Laird
Mediating Family Property and Estate Conflicts: Keeping the Peace and Preserving Family Wealth author.

Mediating Family Property and Estate Conflicts: Keeping the Peace and Preserving Family Wealth

Special thanks to JAMS and Editor Richard Birke for their gracious permission to reprint this article which was originally published...

By Jay Folberg
ADR in the Regulation of Aged Care author.

ADR in the Regulation of Aged Care

From ADRAC- The Australian Dispute Resolution Advisory Council Blog, organized with Shirli Kirschner Introduction The role of ADR in the aged care...

By Shirli Kirschner
Mediation, Elder Abuse And Saving The Family: Mediation & Conflict Strategies To Avoid Elder Abuse author.

Mediation, Elder Abuse And Saving The Family: Mediation & Conflict Strategies To Avoid Elder Abuse

Texas Conflict Coach Audio Blog by Pattie Porter Listen to the podcast here. The guest speaker on the podcast is...

By Patricia Porter
Nursing Homes May Continue to Use Arbitration Agreements author.

Nursing Homes May Continue to Use Arbitration Agreements

IndisputablyIn a very unsurprising decision, the Supreme Court ruled 7-1 that a Kentucky nursing home can enforce contracts signed residents’...

By Sarah Cole
Federally Funded Nursing Homes No Longer Allowed to Require Residents to Sign Binding Arbitration Agreements author.

Federally Funded Nursing Homes No Longer Allowed to Require Residents to Sign Binding Arbitration Agreements

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesYesterday, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare...

By Beth Graham
Hospice and Conflict Resolution author.

Hospice and Conflict Resolution

People are often surprised to learn there is potential for conflict when a loved one is in hospice. Unfortunately, many...

By Althea Halchuck
For Senior Caregivers, Mediation Is Often a Must author.

For Senior Caregivers, Mediation Is Often a Must

Determining where, how and with whom a senior loved one should live out her golden years can present challenges for...

By Stephen Fritsch
SCOTUS Denies Cert in Nursing Home Arbitration Case author.

SCOTUS Denies Cert in Nursing Home Arbitration Case

Indisputably On Monday, in The Fredericksburg Care Co., L.P. v. Perez, et al., 2016 WL 100844, the Supreme Court declined to...

By Jill Gross

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