From shared apartments to supported housing, learn how families and organizations are creating supportive environments for loved ones with a disability.
Texas’ Medicaid waiver system for disabled residents is plagued by underfunding, staffing shortages and a lack of oversight, failing thousands.
Whether you are caring for a disabled child, an aging parent or a frail spouse, someday you will no longer be able to do so. What happens then? It’s imperative that as a caregiver you plan for your successor.
Many parents of children with disabilities have not made a Care Plan. Are you among them? With disabled children living longer and outliving their parents, planning for their future care should begin as soon as possible.
Thanks to the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015, veterans can direct up to 50% of survivor’s benefits to a special needs trust. Read more for how they are funded and the requirements.
When planning for the future of a special needs child, many parents write a letter of intent for a future trustee or care manager. Yet, we’ve kept journals for years. Keep a journal of intent instead.