Carolyn L. Rosenblatt, R.N. Attorney at Law
Ms. Rosenblatt is a Registered Nurse with ten years of nursing and twenty-seven years of experience as a practicing attorney. She has extensive, hands-on experience in elderly care, aging parents and working with caregivers. She has worked in hospitals and visited patients at home as a Public Health Nurse. Her law practice involved litigation and trials. She is familiar with insurance, financial and elder law issues. She is an experienced mediator, helping resolve conflicts.
Ms. Rosenblatt received her nursing diploma at O’Connor Hospital School of Nursing in 1969, her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of San Francisco in 1971 and her Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Francisco in 1978. She was employed as a nurse’s aide in nursing homes with geriatric patients during her studies. She began working as a nurse in acute hospitals, nursing homes, and then moved to community health nursing, both in Los Angeles County and in San Francisco. She visited thousands of geriatric patients and other patients at home, caring for those with chronic, debilitating illness, injuries, and physical and emotional problems associated with aging.
Ms. Rosenblatt maintains membership in numerous professional organizations, and has served as past president of Marin County Trial Lawyers Association, and Marin County Women Lawyers. She has provided volunteer service in the community on several non-profit organizations as a Board member, as well as serving as a Director and officer of the Marin County Bar Association. Currently, she serves on the Nurse Advisory Board of Ritter Center’s Health Center, which serves homeless adults in Marin County. She volunteers as a settlement panelist for the Marin County Courts, and has volunteered as a mediator at Marin Mediation Services.
Dr. Mikol S. Davis, Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Davis is a licensed, clinical psychologist with thirty years of experience in the mental health field. He has worked extensively with depression, anxiety, and family conflicts. He provides mental competency testing for elders, support and help with aging parents and interpersonal difficulties. He is sensitive to the changes elders must face as they age and lose independence. He is experienced in helping to reduce conflicts among family members and others.
Dr. Davis received his doctorate in Psychology from the University of San Francisco in 1980. He has worked in community hospitals with geriatric patients suffering from dementia, depression, and other psychiatric problems. As part of a comprehensive mental health team he has been actively involved in the assessment, treatment, and placement of clients in community treatment programs. Dr. Davis has provided psychological counseling for people in crisis, suicide attempts, drug dependency, and emotional problems due to failing health. He has assisted many individuals to resolve conflicts with other members of their families.
Dr. Davis has taught communication skills and psychological theory and counseling at the community college and university level, and has conducted communication skills workshops. He has appeared in local newspapers, and local media to discuss current psychological issues. He has a broad range of experience with all ages. He served as a Board member of the Mental Health Committee of Marin County. He is a skilled mediator; often working with families to develop written plans to reduce conflict.
Dr. Davis has been in private practice in Marin County, California since 1976. He has worked extensively with local Doctors in the northern California community. Through developing close relationships with medical specialists, support groups and services, Dr. Davis has assisted many families with important community resources for elders.
Since founding Help With Elders.com with his wife Carolyn Rosenblatt, Dr. Davis has offered important emotional support and resources for family members caring for aging parents. The emotional burden in making critical decisions about aging parents, elder care and safety can often be overwhelming for concerned family members. Dr. Davis can assist with these difficult decisions. He provides one-on-one emotional support for the primary caregivers of elders, teaches coping skills, and helps the caregiver avoid burnout and overload.