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Elder Law of Michigan, Inc.

AKA ELM, Legal Hotline for Michigan Seniors

Lansing, MI

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Elder Law of Michigan, Inc.

Also Known As:
ELM, Legal Hotline for Michigan Seniors
Physical Address:
Lansing, MI 48917 
EIN:
38-2960530
Web URL:
www.elderlawofmi.org
Leadership:
Mrs. Katherine (Kate) Birnbryer White
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Fiscal Year Starting: Jan 01, 2012
Fiscal Year Ending: Dec 31, 2012
Revenue
Total Revenue $1,618,655
Expenses
Total Expenses $1,774,053

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Basic Organization Information

Elder Law of Michigan, Inc.

Also Known As:
ELM, Legal Hotline for Michigan Seniors
Physical Address:
Lansing, MI 48917 
EIN:
38-2960530
Web URL:
www.elderlawofmi.org 
NTEE Category:
P Human Services 
P20 Human Service Organizations 
P Human Services 
P99 Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. 
W Public, Society Benefit 
W02 Management & Technical Assistance 
Ruling Year:
1991 
How This Organization Is Funded:
USDA
United Way of Southeastern Michigan
Department of Justice

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Mission Statement

To promote, protect and advocate for the rights, health, nutrition, housing and economic well-being of adults as they age and with disabilities by providing information, legal advice, training and professional services.

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Revenue and Expenses

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Balance Sheet

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Forms 990 Provided by the Nonprofit

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Leadership (GuideStar ExchangeThe GuideStar Exchange allows nonprofits to regularly update key information directly to GuideStar. It provides richer and broader information about their programs, impact, finances, people and more. May, 2013)

Mrs. Katherine (Kate) Birnbryer White

Profile:

Kate has led Elder Law of Michigan from "three lawyers in a phone booth" to a nationally recognized provider of legal and aging services. Once limited to serving people in Michigan, the organization has grown to become a national voice in the conversation around independence and economic security for all people at all ages. Ms. White has a background in Humanities, with a Bachelor's Degree from Michigan State University. Her career encompasses experience in the public and private sector in government, aging, employment and training and resource development. She presently services on the State Bar of Michigan's Internal Cabinet, the State Bar of Michigan's State Planning Body, the Michigan Department of Community Health's Consumer Task Force, and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan's State Advisory Council.

Leadership Statement:

Elder Law of Michigan is growing and evolving to provide a vital and unique service to older adults and people with disabilities.  We are committed to continual education and modify our services to meet the challenges that aging brings in America. Our staff is proud to serve clients using technology with a human touch, and person-centered thinking in all that we do.  Serving older adults is an honor and a privilege, and I am very proud of our dedicated team of professionals who re-affirm their commitment to quality and innovation each day.



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Program: Legal and Pension Counseling

Budget:
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Population Served:
Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens
Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens
Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens

Program Description:

Legal Advice is available over the telephone to people age 60 or older (or family caregivers) regardless of income statewide. We advise on Social Security, Medicare, Consumer Law, Wills/Probate, Long Term Care and more. Pension Counseling assists retirees of any age or any income with retirement benefits. The rights of divorced persons, assistance for surviving spouses and help finding lost pensions are included.

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Program: Assistance with Food, Benefits & Health Care

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None
Population Served:
Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens
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Program Description:

Assistance with Food, Benefits & Health Care helps apply for benefits that meet their basic needs including utilities, food, housing, medical assistance and prescription drugs. Application assistance is available in person and over the telephone, and is primarily for people age 60 and older. We also provide nutrition education, food preparation tips, and much more.

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Program: Housing Counseling

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None
Population Served:
Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens
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Program Description:

Housing Counseling helps people of all ages with housing (foreclosure prevention, to rental issues, affordable housing, and fair housing/discrimination). We are approved by both HUD and MSHDA. Reverse Mortgage Counseling educates homeowners about the benefits and drawbacks of reverse mortgages and is available by calling the National Council on Aging at 1-800-510-0301; ask to be assigned to Elder Law of Michigan. There is a fee for Reverse Mortgage Counseling service.

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Program: Protection of Vulnerable Adults

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None
Population Served:
Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens
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Program Description:

Elder Abuse Prevention includes training and technical assistance to communities, government, human services and members of the legal system and law enforcement to help people prevent and respond to abuse and financial exploitation of vulnerable adults. Pooled Account Trust offers the opportunity to set money aside for the care and future needs of someone under 65 who is living with a disability at a low cost. The trust protects Medicaid, SSI and other benefits for long term care needs. Visit our website for more information.

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Impact Summary from the Nonprofit

In 2009, Elder Law of Michigan programs assisted citizens in securing over $5 million in pension benefits and food assistance and identified another $12 million in state and federal benefits for older adults. We contacted 120,000 people to warn them about scams, schemes, and swindles. We also trained 336 judges, prosecutors, and law enforcement officers on how to identify and respond to elder abuse.

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