Category: Elder

Mediation For Seniors author.

Mediation For Seniors

Seniors are living longer today. They prefer to remain living in their own homes as long as possible. Seniors like...

By Norman Pickell
Nebraska Supreme Court Refuses to Compel Arbitration in Nursing Home Case author.

Nebraska Supreme Court Refuses to Compel Arbitration in Nursing Home Case

From the Disputing Blog of Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly Hayes.   The present case comes as the U.S....

By Victoria VanBuren
Elder Mediation Matters:  Probate, Guardianship and Family Care-giving author.

Elder Mediation Matters: Probate, Guardianship and Family Care-giving

What do family care giving, adult guardianship and probate disputes have in common? All can involve the elderly and their...

By Susan Curcio M.A.
James Coben: Early Mentor Experience  – Video author.

James Coben: Early Mentor Experience – Video

James Coben describes his early experiences dialoguing with his mentor, which he sees as a basic component to mediation.

By James Coben
The Big Picture author.

The Big Picture

From the Blog of Phyllis G. Pollack.       In late May 2009, I flew back to my childhood home to help...

By Phyllis Pollack
Elderly At Increased Risk of Death From All Causes Because of Abuse and/Or Self Neglect author.

Elderly At Increased Risk of Death From All Causes Because of Abuse and/Or Self Neglect

From the Mediation Matters Blog of Steve Mehta. For those of you that are involved in elder issues, like myself,...

By Steve Mehta
Elder Mediation author.

Elder Mediation

Eldercare mediation is a growing field that will increase in prominence as the number of elders increases. As parents age,...

By Georgia Daniels
Success Leaves Clues: A Profile Of Elder Decisions author.

Success Leaves Clues: A Profile Of Elder Decisions

From the Mediator Tech blog of Tammy Lenski. “There is a great deal of opportunity to create a niche in...

By Tammy Lenski
International Elder Abuse Awareness Day — Learning About Elder Abuse And Mediation author.

International Elder Abuse Awareness Day — Learning About Elder Abuse And Mediation

From the Mediation Matters Blog of Steve Mehta. Citizens throughout the world are wearing something purple Monday in support of...

By Steve Mehta
Care-Full Conversations: Elder Mediation And Family Decision-Making author.

Care-Full Conversations: Elder Mediation And Family Decision-Making

When older adults face major transitions in which their adult children may be involved, it can be a time of...

By Susan Curcio M.A.
Addressing The Imbalance Of Power In Elder Mediation Cases author.

Addressing The Imbalance Of Power In Elder Mediation Cases

The following is Chapter Two from the book Elder Mediation: A New Solution to Age-Old Problems by Dr. John Bertschler...

By John Bertschler, Patricia Bertschler
Simulation: Elder Mediation – Video author.

Simulation: Elder Mediation – Video

Elder Mediation-a Solution for Families at War (3 minutes) looks at a typical family conflict over the care of an...

By Managing Editor
Elder Decisions Scores Major Marketing Success With NPR author.

Elder Decisions Scores Major Marketing Success With NPR

From the Mediator Tech blog of Tammy Lenski. The folks at Elder Decisions have scored another major P.R. success with...

By Tammy Lenski
How Elder Mediators Differ from Other Eldercare Specialists author.

How Elder Mediators Differ from Other Eldercare Specialists

Eldercare issues are often complex, inviting confusion, comment and conflict from family members who may not see eye-to-eye. Professionals who...

By Debbie Reinberg
Families in Conflict:  A Holiday Super-Challenge! author.

Families in Conflict: A Holiday Super-Challenge!

The holidays present an extra special time of family conflict for so many of us. Children don't grow up expecting...

By Jan Frankel Schau
Avoid Retirement and Stay Alive (Book Review) author.

Avoid Retirement and Stay Alive (Book Review)

Authors: David Bogan and Keith Davies New to the market, and having already reached number 1 in the New Zealand...

By Barbara Wilson
Ethical Standards for Elder Mediation Symposium author.

Ethical Standards for Elder Mediation Symposium

From Gini Nelson's Blog Engaging ConflictsYou are invited to the First National Symposium on Ethical Standards for Elder Mediation, April...

By Gini Nelson
Family Caregiver Mediation author.

Family Caregiver Mediation

First Published: Senior Living Guide Spring 2003This is the sequel to the my previous article on elder mediation . It...

By Karen Rice
ElderCare Mediation author.

ElderCare Mediation

First published: Senior Living Guide Winter 2002-2003As families begin to confront the decisions involved in how to best care for...

By Karen Rice
Using Elder Mediation To Resolve Conflict Among Families, Seniors, And Organizations (Book Review) author.

Using Elder Mediation To Resolve Conflict Among Families, Seniors, And Organizations (Book Review)

The Intent The intent of Mss. Bertschler and Cocklin’s book is to point out the obvious. The obvious being, that...

By Jon Linden
Elder Decisions in Elder Mediation author.

Elder Decisions in Elder Mediation

When does one make the decision to move out of a home that’s been the center of a person’s life...

By Arline Kardasis, John Dugan
Elder Mediation: New Role In Healthcare author.

Elder Mediation: New Role In Healthcare

As nurses, professional caregivers, and mediators we can all regale ourselves with accounts of family conflicts that seem to reach...

By Patricia Bertschler, Patricia Ruflin
Tough Elder Decisions: The Mediation Option author.

Tough Elder Decisions: The Mediation Option

There is a new field developing in the mediation world – Elder Mediation. Why this new practice area? Because the...

By Blair Trippe, Rikk Larsen
Eldercare Mediation: A New Way To Make Decisions Regarding Aging Parents author.

Eldercare Mediation: A New Way To Make Decisions Regarding Aging Parents

"Mother should live in a retirement home where she can get help if she needs it." "No way! Mother wants...

By JANET MITCHELL
Mediating a Key Estate Settlement Issue – Dividing Personal Property author.

Mediating a Key Estate Settlement Issue – Dividing Personal Property

Perhaps it is surprising, but most of the time families struggle through the process of dividing up personal property following...

By Rikk Larsen
Mediation in Estate Planning: A Strategy for Everyone’s Benefit author.

Mediation in Estate Planning: A Strategy for Everyone’s Benefit

First published in the "Elder's Advisor, The Journal of Elder Law and Post-Retirement Planning."How much better would this world be...

By David Gage, John Gromala
Mediation in Today’s Estate Settlement World author.

Mediation in Today’s Estate Settlement World

Death is becoming a big topic now that baby boomers are being whipsawed by their own growing sense of mortality...

By Rikk Larsen
Mediation of Guardianship and Elder Law Cases author.

Mediation of Guardianship and Elder Law Cases

The following article was first published in the “Elder Law Attorney” the official publication of the New York State Bar...

By Robert Grey
Estate Planning and Family Business Mediation author.

Estate Planning and Family Business Mediation

Reprinted with permission from ADR Report, Volume 5, Number 6, pages 11-14. Copyright by Pike and Fisher, Inc.Here's a potential...

By Laura Bachle
The Resolution of Conflicts Involving the Elderly author.

The Resolution of Conflicts Involving the Elderly

While some sectors of conflict resolution practice are quite specific, the work of community mediation is as broad and diverse...

By Tim Hedeen

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