Above, Gary Allen was invited to appear on the Friendship Focus cable news show with Barb Marcum, who is the Senior Resources Director for the Senior Resources Program in Westland, Michigan. Barb had Gary discuss how you are able to protect your assets for your heirs, once you pass by avoiding probate. In this three part series, Gary is able to explain in detail what probate is and why you want to avoid it, and how to do that.

The second topic Gary Allen discussed with Barb Marcum on Friendship Focus was a two part series on Tax Strategies. Gary explains the different types of taxes you may encounter in your life, and how to minimize those taxes.

Gary F. Allen Attorney-At-Law Suggested Website Links

Below are Website Links to various organizations that may provide useful information for you on a variety of topics. The majority of these organizations are large and nationwide. Gary offers these as a reference for you to further educate yourself and your family on areas that may concern you. If you would like to speak to Gary, please fill out the form on the Contact Us page, or call Gary at (248) 912-6840.

General Aging Websites:

National Institute on Aging www.nia.nih.gov
Social Security Administration 1-800-772-1213 www.ssa.gov
Medicare 1-800-633-4227 www.medicare.gov
Department of Veterans Affairs www.va.gov


Alzheimer's Association 1-800-272-3900 www.alz.org


American Cancer Society www.cancer.org
National Cancer Institute www.cancer.gov

Care Programs

The National Long Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center 1-202-332-2275 www.nccnhr.org

Long Term Care Ombudsman www.ltcombudsman.org‚Äč

Heart Care

American Heart Association of America
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute www.nhlbi.nih.gov


Hospice Association of America
Hospice Net www.hospicenet.org


Medicare 1-800-633-4227 www.medicare.gov

Social Security

Social Security Administration 1-800-772-1213 www.ssa.gov


Internal Revenue Service 1-800-829-1040 www.irs.gov


Department of Veterans Affairs www.va.gov