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Ask Your Elders about Earth Day

Earth Day isn’t exactly an ancient holiday. In fact, if you’re a reader of this blog, then you are almost certainly old enough the very first one: April 22nd, 1970. It’s Read More

Senior Citizen Art Contest

If you’re a senior citizen and an artist, here’s your chance to get your work on display. The Area Agency on Aging District 7 is sponsoring their 34th annual senior Read More

Buy Your Grandparents A Book

We may all still read books to our children, but among adults reading is declining in the U.S., and it has been doing so for years. Even the advent of Read More

Task Force on Improper Care Coming to Southern Ohio

As with any institution, some nursing homes are better than others. Sadly, some perform so poorly that they can only be described as providing improper care. Although the maxim, “an Read More

Sign Up for Medicaid Updates

Just a quick, mid-week update here. The Ohio Medicaid program is about to undergo major changes; the most dramatic since its inception in 1972. The scheduled date for these changes Read More

Ambling in April — Elderly Activities

As we head into (a very early) Easter weekend, there can be no doubt that Spring is here. And with the coming of spring, it’s time to get outside and Read More

Celebrating Spring with Your Seniors

It’s Spring! (OK, we still have a few days left, but preparing for Spring a few days before the actual vernal equinox seems much more reasonable than the questionable move Read More

Ask Your Elders about The Uniform Time Act

Ask Your Elders Following on the heels of last week’s “ask your elders about healthcare” post, and given the Spring Forward event this Sunday, I thought the Universal Time Act would Read More

Asking about Family Medical History

Understanding your family medical history can be important. It can influence all sorts of decisions throughout your life: everything from helping your doctor make decisions about what screening tests should Read More

Leap Day with Your Parents

It’s funny sometimes, how the human mind works. Of course, there’s nothing actually special about leap years or leap days. They’re just a relatively convenient way of dealing with the Read More

Questions to Ask Senior Citizens — 6 Degrees of Abraham Lincoln

There’s a famous, pop-trivia game: Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. The idea is to try and figure out, if you called the person you know who is most likely to Read More

Valentine Activities for Adults in Dayton

In this day and age, it can be tempting to think of Valentine’s Day as a bit of a Hallmark holiday. But that doesn’t necessarily hold true for older generations. Read More

Helpful Apps for Seniors

When I set out to write this article, I thought it would be easy — I’d do a quick google search, read some reviews, and then write up a summary Read More

Don’t Just Respect Your Elders; Honor Them

As I promised when I set out with this blog, I want to keep things focused on the positive, as much as possible. This week, I found a great, positive Read More

Are You A Caregiver?

“Caregiver” is kind of a strange word. It’s brand new — basically, it didn’t exist before 1960 — and so we don’t all use it the same way. When a Read More

Welcome to My Blog

Hi, I’m Michael Millonig and you’ve managed to find your way to my blog. I have been a certified specialist in elder law since 1998. [see ]. There are frequent changes Read More

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