Bright Light Therapy Reduces Depression and Agitation in Dementia Sufferers

Dementia is most often associated with memory loss, but seniors who suffer from the condition also experience depression and agitation. These symptoms are often treated with medication. But results of a new study, a collaboration between Radford University and Commonwealth Care of Roanoke (CCR), indicate bright light therapy reduces depression and agitation in dementia sufferers.…

September 2015 – The Zahner Decision

The Zahner Decision by Anthony Marone, Esq. McAndrews Law Offices, P.C. September 2015 – Since the passage of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (“DRA”), the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (“Department”) has attempted to limit the use of annuities in the asset protection strategy known as “half-a-loaf” gifting.  Half-a-loaf gifting is a technique used…

Chester County MH/IDD September 2015 Newsletter – Spotlight On: Allyson McAndrews

Allyson McAndrews, M.Ed., Director of Marketing for McAndrews Law Offices has been featured in the Chester County Department of Mental Health/Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities’ September 2015 Newsletter as the featured spotlight of the month.  Chester County Department of Mental Health/Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities’ September 2015 Newsletter