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Family Feud? Use Eldercaring Coordination for High Conflict in Eldercare 11/01/2018
Sarah Gross
This article distinguishes elder mediation and eldercaring coordination, and discusses the benefits of eldercaring coordination for high-conflict cases.
Mediation, Elder Abuse And Saving The Family: Mediation & Conflict Strategies To Avoid Elder Abuse 05/26/2017
Patricia Porter
As Americans are getting older, more and more issues arise relating to elder abuse in financial and health care settings. Studies show that the majority of abuse occurs within the family. What can be done to resolve these issues? Listen to a respected elder abuse mediator and author, Steve Mehta, and learn how to address these difficult issues.
Mediating Family Property and Estate Conflicts: Keeping the Peace and Preserving Family Wealth 01/30/2018
Jay Folberg
Of all of the cases I have mediated over the past 30 years, the most challenging and rewarding disputes have been those between family members over family property, estates, trusts and businesses.
Socially Responsible Real Estate Development 02/03/2017
Larry Susskind
Direct engagement with a wide range of stakeholders, using the tools of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, is required.
Reconsidering How to Honor a Father's Wishes 08/03/2018
Nancy Shuger
This article illustrates how a mediator can assist parties to move from their positions to their underlying interests.
Disability Mediation : An Overview 06/14/2018
Ryan Compton
This article is to give an over view of the use of disability mediation and a case study. The article will highlight some of the benefits of utilizing specialist mediators, confidentiality and why disability mediation works.
The Gang of Fourteen 05/29/2018
Peter Adler
These are dark times, especially if you are part of the loose community of people who by virtue of nature and/or nurture, are of a mediative persuasion.
3 Reasons Why You Want to Mediate Guardianship Disputes 04/27/2018
Lee Drizin
Settling the issue of who should take legal guardianship over a ward can be a long, drawn out, and tedious process.
Why Are You And Your Sibling Fighting Over Your Parent's House? 04/12/2018
Kamela Laird
In this model, the lawyer-mental health professional duo creates a safe container for you and your sibling to communicate authentically about what really matters to you.
ADR in the Regulation of Aged Care 11/06/2017
Shirli Kirschner
The role of ADR in the aged care sector has a chequered history with regulatory bodies and dispute resolution processes frequently changing in response to public concerns and budgetary considerations.
Nursing Homes May Continue to Use Arbitration Agreements 05/22/2017
Sarah Cole
In a very unsurprising decision, the Supreme Court ruled 7-1 that a Kentucky nursing home can enforce contracts signed residents’ relatives that required all disputes involving the nursing home to arbitration.
Disputing at a Panchayat Meeting 03/14/2017
Peter Adler
When I was twenty-two years old, I did a two-year stint as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Here is a brief account of a dispute resolution meeting with a local governing council called the panchayat.
Interview with Jay Folberg 05/01/2018
Jay Folberg
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Jay Folberg filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.
Interview with Zena Zumeta 09/30/2017
Zena Zumeta
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Zena Zumeta, long time mediator, trainer and former President of the Academy of Family Mediators, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.'
The New SHRM Competency Guidelines 06/23/2017
John Ford
Should HR professionals mediate internal workplace disputes?
Best Practices for Managing Wills Between Family Members 04/28/2017
Elaine Rushing
An “unnatural” disposition in a decedent’s will can cause intra-family conflict, and will contests are often expensive and lengthy.
For Senior Caregivers, Mediation Is Often a Must 07/29/2016
Stephen Fritsch
When it comes time to decide on care for an elderly parent, mediation can help family members make tough financial and life care decisions.
Socially-Responsible Real Estate Development 09/23/2016
Larry Susskind
To date, most discussion of social responsibility focuses on what is called Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). That is, what do corporations need to do to meet their social responsibilities?
Now Negotiating with Iran; Remembering Senior Mediators Statement Urging Effective Negotiation Approaches 03/30/2015
Jim Melamed
This article was originally posted during October of 2006. That was a time when the Bush administration absolutely refused to talk with Iran. This outraged many Americans, including many mediators. Now, with the U.S. and Iran seriously talking, if not agreeing, it is appropriate and timely to wonder whether this example of "mediator activism," now 9 years ago, may have played a small part in encouraging the negotiations that have come to take place.
Where Mediation is Used, Other than the Workplace 10/28/2016
Katherine Graham
Training to be a mediator is very popular particularly for people who have been made redundant and are looking for alternative stimulating and rewarding employment. And quite right too because being a mediator is deeply satisfying work!
Federally Funded Nursing Homes No Longer Allowed to Require Residents to Sign Binding Arbitration Agreements 10/07/2016
Beth Graham
Yesterday, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published a regulation that bans federally funded long-term care facilities such as nursing homes from using pre-dispute binding arbitration agreements.
Three Secrets About Difficult Conversations 10/03/2016
Amy Sereday
This article promotes the use of elder and adult family mediation to approach issues of aging and geriatric care. Targeted towards family caregivers, it outlines 3 reasons mediation can be beneficial when approaching difficult conversations.
Hospice and Conflict Resolution 09/23/2016
Althea Halchuck
Conflict can touch anyone, at any time of life. In this article, I talk about end-of-life conflict, specifically those disputes related to hospice. I explore who is involved, why disputes arise, and reasons they are hard to resolve. I also speak about the importance of having a mediator as part of the hospice team.
SCOTUS Denies Cert in Nursing Home Arbitration Case 01/15/2016
Jill Gross
On Monday, the Supreme Court declined to review a decision of the Supreme Court of Texas that enforced a pre-dispute arbitration clause in an agreement a patient signed with a nursing home pre-admission. After the patient died, her family sued the nursing home in state court alleging negligent care and wrongful death.
Federal Judge Orders Sugar Land Nursing Home Visitation Dispute to Mediation 02/20/2015
Beth Graham
A Sugar Land nursing home dispute that arose after an elderly resident’s family was banned from a long-term care facility over a number of social media posts has reportedly been ordered to mediation. According to a complaint filed in the Southern District of Texas, Silverado Senior Living barred a woman’s two sons and daughter-in-law from the premises after the individuals refused to remove several photos and videos of their mother at the facility from their social media accounts.
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Video Search Results

Dane County Bar Association Elder Care and Mediation - Video 05/10/2014
Dane County Bar Association
The Dane County Bar Association's Case Mediation Program has produced videos to help the public understand and use mediation in the dispute resolution process.
James Coben Mediation Case Law Video: Divorce Agreement Complications 04/25/2013
James Coben
In Guthrie v. Guthrie, the validity of a divorce agreement was called into question due to one party's state of mind at the signing. A complicating issue was husband's death during the proceedings.
Linda Singer Pioneer Series: Skills of Successful Mediators - Video 05/06/2014
Linda Singer
Linda Singer talks about how senior mediators achieve success: listening skills, gaining trust, discovering peoples' interests, spending the time with people, building relationships.
JK Belz Elder Mediation - Video 04/18/2012
JK Belz
Video where the owners of JK Belz Mediation and Crowley Legal Solutions discuss the mediation process. The owners also discuss their focus: elder mediation.
Simulation: Elder Mediation - Video 05/03/2009
JK Belz
Elder Mediation-a Solution for Families at War (3 minutes) looks at a typical family conflict over the care of an aging parent, and shows how a mediator can help bring disputing siblings together to work out a solution. This brief video illustrates how a court battle can be avoided through using mediation. A vulnerable senior's choices and quality of life are at stake in this volatile battle for control between his adult children.
Maxine Baker-Jackson Maxine Baker-Jackson: Probate Position Helpful -Video 04/16/2009
Maxine Baker-Jackson
Maxine Baker-Jackson discusses that her position as a probation officer of young girls helped her gain a better understanding of conflict and learning how to manage it.
James Coben James Coben: Early Mentor Experience - Video 10/11/2009
James Coben
James Coben describes his early experiences dialoguing with his mentor, which he sees as a basic component to mediation.
Simulation: A Better Way - Video 05/14/2009
James Coben
This simulation discusses multiple types of mediation. It gives an example of a foreclosure, community, marital, special education, elder, and landlord/tenant dispute. It was a submission to the ABA Dispute Resolution Contest by Child and Family Services.
ABA Section of Dispute Resolution ABA 2010 Mediation Video Contest Honorable Mention Videos 03/15/2010
ABA Section of Dispute Resolution
The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution announced the 2010 winners of its First Annual Mediation Video Contest. Honorable Mention was awarded to the following 3 videos: "Mediation: Everyone's a Winner!", "Elder Mediation: A Solution For Families at War", and "Mediation Works."
Kirk Emerson Stephen Erickson: Cultural Connection to How Conflicts Are Resolved - Video 03/14/2009
Kirk Emerson
Stephen Erickson discusses how the concept of mediation is counter to pop culture's way of thinking about solving disputes, which is often right-wrong and win-lose.

News Search Results

Elder News

10/30:

For Life's Family Disputes, Mediation Could Help

Family mediation can possibly help your family overcome a conflict. What mediation does differently is attempt to solve disagreements in two or three sessions, which can be cost effective -- if the situation fits. read

 
8/28:

What Can Advisors Do When Family Disputes Threaten Client Wealth?

Expensive lawsuits or standoffs that damage businesses the family is arguing about can threaten the very work you’ve done over time. You’ve tried to preserve wealth and keep families on track. They can ruin your best efforts. read

 
8/10:

Marin County fine tunes mediation law to encourage cities to follow

With several Marin cities and towns considering adopting a mandatory mediation law similar to the county’s, supervisors this week moved to fine-tune the ordinance. read

 
5/22:

Resolving California Trust and Estate Disputes – A Mediator’s Perspective

Many California trust and estate disputes are resolved by mediation instead of a final adjudication in the Superior Court. Mediation can offer a custom-crafted resolution to a case that avoids the stress, expense and unpredictability of a trial. read

 
5/08:

State grant-in-aid supports mediations, family meetings for seniors

The Ku?ikahi and West Hawaii mediation centers are receiving state grant-in-aid funds to support mediations and facilitated family meetings for seniors ages 60 and older. read

 
3/21:

Can senior-run mediation sessions change attitudes towards domestic abuse in Senegal?

We tried to merge the cultural way of solving your problems with an old person in the village who is wise and the parliamentary system into what is now the MJ. read

 
2/22:

Elder abuse mediation could be based on child custody model, legal group says

The family law mediation model has an 80% success rate, National Legal Aid chairman says. read

 
2/06:

Conciliation, mediation help resolve parent maintenance cases

Before going to court, parents who file maintenance applications will have to attend mediation before their case is heard by the Tribunal. Last year, mediators resolved half of the maintenance applications filed, an increase from 39 per cent in 2013. read

 
12/21:

Battling it out when it comes to aging parent's care? Elder mediation might help

Elder mediation is a growing field. Specially trained mediators work with adult siblings and seniors to address family conflict and challenges around shared decision-making and communication. read

 
8/28:

Squabbles Over the Family Summer Home? Don’t Hire a Lawyer Just Yet

Enter transformative mediation, an ambitious but often lengthy process with a single goal: to get the people involved to think differently. If siblings are successful in changing their thoughts about each other, practitioners say, the present conflict will be resolved and the relationships that the siblings have with each other will be altered. read

 
8/22:

Wealthy families are turning to 'transformative mediation' to decide who gets the summer home

In The New York Times, Paul Sullivan writes that wealthy families who once turned to their lawyers over matters of inheritance are now pursuing a different method of conflict resolution: transformative mediation. read

 
8/11:

Consider mediation for elder disputes

Mediation, long considered to be an alternative to lengthy expensive divorce actions, can also be used where there is a dispute among adult children regarding frail, disabled and incapacitated parents. read

 
6/13:

New Program Offers Mediation Services for Caregivers, Elderly

Ku?ikahi Mediation Center and West Hawai?i Mediation Center, in partnership with Hawai’i County Office of Aging, have partnered to launch a new program providing mediation and conflict resolution support services for kupuna, caregivers and families on Hawai?i Island. read

 
2/24:

How to Choose an Elder Mediator

Adult siblings often find themselves at odds when a parent needs long-term care or nears the end of life. Here are tips on finding a mediator to help your family navigate thorny caregiving issues. read

 
1/11:

Mediation is an effective tool for elder family issues

Mediation, long considered to be an alternative to lengthy expensive divorce actions, can also be used in other contexts, notably where there is a dispute among adult children regarding frail, disabled and incapacitated parents. read

 
12/23:

Rwanda: New app to boost land conflict resolution

The most common land related disputes that appear in the system include inheritance boundaries, divorce, land registrat, polygamy, land renting, ascending part, land transactions, expropriation, and genocide land related conflicts. read

 
12/06:

Probate Courts Mediation Program Utilizes Judicial Experience

The Connecticut Probate Courts offer a mediation program designed specifically to help individuals resolve contested probate cases. The program is unique in that all mediators are current or retired probate judges. read

 
10/14:

Problematic nursing home arbitration clauses

This week, I want to discuss important federal regulatory changes that will affect millions of elderly dependent adults who are residing in nursing homes. read

 
9/26:

Aging Care and In-Home Care Issues Among Family May Be Resolved Using Mediators

Elder care mediators may help families resolve disputes or misunderstandings to find the best solution for those in need. read

 
9/15:

Resolving eldercare issues

When elderly people encounter changes that bring stress and challenges to their lives and those of family members, mediation provides an opportunity for all concerned to participate in a safe, respectful and moderated conversation where differences can be discussed, information gathered and agreements reached. read

 
6/27:

Mediation an option to resolve eldercare problems

With the assistance of a mediator, preferably a certified mediator with either eldercare or healthcare experience, people are able to create unique solutions to problems. These unique solutions are not solutions typically implemented by judges. With mediation, solutions can be achieved without waiting weeks, months or years, and mediator fees are usually less than attorney fees. read

 
5/17:

Irish mediator recognised for contribution to elder mediation

An Irish mediator has been recognised for her contribution to elder mediation at the Elder Mediation World Summit in Linz, Austria. Margaret Bouchier was presented with the The Sherren Award by the Elder Mediation International Network (EMIN), of which she is the ethics committee chair. read

 
4/19:

Elder Care: Conversations of Care

Mediation may be the answer for elder care challenges. Mediation is a process where people in conflict privately, effectively and safely discuss their perspectives and proposed resolutions. Each family member’s perspective should be heard before crafting a plan. read

 
3/29:

Elder mediation can help families resolve conflicts

Are there any services that you know of that help families resolve caregiving conflicts? My mother — who just turned 82 — recently had a stroke, and to make matters worse, my two siblings and I have been perpetually arguing about how to handle her caregiving needs and finances. — Bickering Siblings read

 
3/29:

CT Probate Judges Urged to Use Mediation More Often in Emotionally Charged Cases

While probate court judges routinely hold hearings and issue decisions, probate courts also offer mediation, a chance for the parties to resolve their disputes amicably and in a less formal setting. The state's probate court leadership is pushing for more cases to be resolved this way. read

 
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