November 25, 2014
Alex Ryley, VOLS' Elderly Project Director, was featured today on LawHelp's RealNY, discussing the need for low-income elderly New Yorkers to create wills and other life-planning documents. RealNY Article: Wills and lawyers — who needs them!? Read more
September 17, 2014
Last week, Alex Ryley, Director of VOLS’ Elderly Project, spoke to a standing-room-only crowd at the Pro Bono Coordinators Network Meeting  of the New York State Bar Association's biannual Partnership Conference. Read more
September 11, 2014
WNYC has been running an excellent series of stories by health reporter Fred Mogul on the importance of end-of-life planning and care. The latest story in the series, “Death Beds: Living Wills Slowly Taking Root,” which aired on September 10, 2014, concerns health care proxies, living wills, and... Read more
August 18, 2014
The other night I spoke about "life-planning documents," like wills and powers of attorney, at a bereavement group for people whose spouses have recently died.  Before I gave my presentation I asked for questions, because I'd been told that some of the attendees had concerns about issues they'd... Read more