March 9, 2015

Nursing homes across the country have been affected by the federal government’s decision to adjust the curve used for their ratings, Nursing Home Compare. The change has made it more difficult for nursing homes to be awarded ratings of four or five stars....

October 17, 2014

By Abe Johns


Do you have a right to vote? Most citizens do. But for some, their ability to vote may be in jeopardy.


As news of the midterm elections reach a fever pitch nationally, our home state of North Carolina has taken center stage as one of the key races to watch...

July 18, 2014

By A. Frank Johns


There is a price for not talking.


Family conversations concerning long-term care and end-of-life issues are some of the most difficult. That is why they are so often avoided. Their difficulty makes them so anxiety driven and emotionally draining that...

June 4, 2014


Below is the introduction to Chapter 2: A Modern History of Guardianship Law, by attorney A. Frank Johns, from the new book Comparative Perspectives on Adult Guardianship, edited by A. Kimberley Dayton, and published by Carolina Academic Press. To purchase the book, v...

May 29, 2014

Posting by A. Frank Johns, JD, LLM, CELA, CAP

Chair, National Guardianship Network


Today is the second day of the 3rd World Congress on Adult Guardianship. We heard from Sharon Lewis, Principal Deputy Administrator of the Administration on Community Living.


During today...

May 28, 2014

Posting by A. Frank Johns, JD, LLM, CELA, CAP

Chair, National Guardianship Network


I’m sitting in a crowded ballroom among professionals from 21 countries. We’re here for the convening of the 3rd World Congress on Adult Guardianship. The previous two Congresses were hel...

May 28, 2014

A. Frank Johns, from Booth Harrington & Johns of Greensboro will present the plenary session Person-Centered Guardianship and Supported Decision-Making in Six Countries at the 3rd World Congress on Adult Guardianship. The World Congress will be held May 28 – 30 in the...

May 21, 2014

Below is an excerpt of a guest blog post written by attorney A. Frank Johns and writer William Henry for the NYC Elder Abuse Center. Read the full article here.

 By A. Frank Johns and William Henry


In this blog, Mr. Henry and Mr. Johns describe a durable power of atto...

May 9, 2014

By Jonathan Williams

What is wisdom? It seems wisdom has the power to lessen anxiety, illuminate patterns, build stronger relationships, and bring meaning to the experience of aging.


A recent New York Times article offers fascinating insight into the concept of wisdom...

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