My mother is in a nursing home. Her guardian refuses to communicate with me about her condition and well-being. I am her youngest son. Is this appropriate conduct?
A new website helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as their families, and caregivers, sort fact from fiction when it comes to Covid-19 vaccines.
A San Francisco arbitrator has ordered Uber to pay $1.1 million to a blind woman with a service dog for the rideshare giant’s violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) through [...]
Can My Mom Take Out a Home Equity Loan on a House in Her Name Without Affecting My Dad’s Medicaid Benefits?
My dad is in a nursing home and qualified for Medicaid nearly three years ago. My mom still lives in their home in Pennsylvania. The [...]
In a profanity-laced episode of his HBO show that is by turns hilarious and deeply disturbing, comedian John Oliver delivers one of his trademark rants, this one exposing the “abuse and [...]
With the federal estate tax exemption possibly about to be lowered, it may be time to think about steps you can take to keep your estate from being taxed. An irrevocable life insurance trust [...]
It's easy to throw your new special needs trust into a drawer and forget about it. While having a plan in place is a great start, the trust and related documents do need to be maintained.
The Biden administration has announced relief for hundreds of thousands of people with disabilities who had their federal student loan debt reinstated because they failed to submit the proper [...]
Bill Would Allow All Military Retirees to Name Special Needs Trusts as Beneficiaries of Pension Plans
A bipartisan bill fixes a flaw in earlier legislation and would finally allow any veteran to allocate pension payments to a trust for their survivors with special needs.
Nearly a quarter of police shooting victims are mentally ill, according to one study. Growing outrage over these fatal encounters has spurred a variety of potential remedies.