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Psychiatric Hospital Patient Deinstitutionalized and Integrated into his Community

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) Legal Team Successful in Advocating for Psychiatric Hospital Patient   June 27, 2013 - After over 15 years of confinement and treatment in...
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"Do Not Resuscitate" Bills Pending in Michigan Legislature

Is the Michigan Legislature Considering Death Panels? On June 11, 2013, the Lansing State Journal published a guest editorial from Elmer L. Cerano, Executive Director of Michigan Protection &...
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Michigan Supreme Court Admire v. Auto Owners Insurance Company

Michigan Supreme Court:  Auto Insurers Must Pay for Modifications, But not Vehicle May 23, 2013 The Michigan Supreme Court issued a decision in Admire v. Auto Owners Insurance Company.  Court held...

Jury awards $240 million to the U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

A historic amount was awarded to the U.S.. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by a Davenport Iowa jury. Damages totaling $240 million will go to 32 men with intellectual disabilities who...

Seclusion and Restraint Practices in Michigan Schools Result in Injury and Death

Students with disabilities suffer from dangerous practices in Michigan schools known as seclusion and restraint. Outdated techniques are still being used to manage challenging behavior, whereby...

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ELDER ABUSE LISTENING TOUR

Day Date Time County Location
Friday June 21 10: 30am - 12:30pm Grand Traverse

Traverse Area District Library
610 Woodmere Avenue
Traverse City, MI 49686

Monday July 8 10am - 12pm Berrien

Berrien County Health Department
2149 East Napier Avenue
Benton Harbor, MI 49022