Our Vision

Ann Hablitzel, RN, BSM, MBA - Director

William Wise, Esq - President
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Seniors, people with disabilities, and their families, will live with dignity and independence through access to affordable legal services, assistance obtaining benefits they are entitled to, and education.

Susan Eastman, Esq - Director
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Board Members

Ann Hablitzel is the founding partner of Hospice Care of California established in 1992. Ms. Hablitzel orchestrated the start-up and continued growth of the agency. It has been her privilege and commitment to care for and walk with patients and families during a difficult and meaningful season of life by always – honoring choices, preserving dignity and addressing individual needs and those of their families – so that when their days on earth draw to a close, they will find that their life has mattered, their legacy has been assured, and their purpose has been fulfilled.  

She has served on a variety of non-profit board over the years including Hospice Care of America Foundation;​ University of California Institutional; ​California Hospice Foundation; ​Rowntree Gardens Senior Community; California Hospice and Palliative Association; 
Alzheimer’s Association of Orange County; and Ageless Alliance. 

Meg Tanaka, Esq - Director

Meg Tanaka is an associate attorney

with Hughes & Hughes.  Ms. Tanaka

earned her Bachelor of Arts from the

University of California, Los Angeles,

where she majored in Psychology

and Political Science. 

Ms. Tanaka earned her Juris Doctor

from the University of California, Irvine School of Law.  As a member of the second class, she enjoyed creating a new school together with her classmates and colleagues.  Throughout law school, she volunteered with the Senior Citizens Legal Advocacy Program at the Legal Aid Society of Orange County.  As an intern with the child protection team trial unit of the County Counsel’s Office, she advocated in the courtroom for the welfare of children.

Upon graduation, Ms. Tanaka served as a fellow with California’s civil rights agency and handled discrimination cases.  She then helped launch the Elder Abuse Clinic at the courthouse in Santa Ana, CA, and supervised the Clinic where attorneys and law students assisted the public in navigating the restraining order process for elder abuse and dependent adult abuse.  

Brooke Weitzman, Esq - Secretary, Treasurer

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