Celebrating 15 Years: A Message from our Founder
Fifteen years ago, National Care Advisors began with an aspiration to develop a national company that provided a tangible service to improve the lives of clients with care and quality of life...
The Special Needs Marketplace – Shopping on Facts, Not Emotions
In the world of services for special needs clients and families, during the sales process, it is very common for professionals to expound on their own experience and expertise simply because they...
The Most Challenging Special Need - Mental Illness
"My daughter/son is brilliant - why can't she/he make better decisions?"
With over 30 years of nursing and special needs case management experience, I have come to anticipate this statement from...
Navigating Through Divorce – Complex Medical Challenges and Special Needs Planning
Current statistics in the United States support that approximately 50% of all married couples will someday consider or go through a divorce. Unfortunately, if a family has a child, spouse or close...
Preventing Costly Medical Equipment, Supplies and Adaptive Technology Mistakes
A common observation when our nurse consultants visit a client home is that there is usually a closet or other storage area in the home full of unused equipment, supplies, and adaptive equipment.
The Coronavirus Pandemic – A Practical Approach
As the pandemic continues, it is easy to get caught up in the statistics and the confusion of the various state-specific phased plans and rules for easing the lockdown.
More and more, people are...
Reflecting on a Crisis – What We’ve Learned So Far
We know the best organizations are always adapting and learning. This pandemic has taught us all some valuable lessons:
- Empathy – Clients have expressed an interesting perspective regarding the...
Economic Turbulence – Minimizing Risk for Trustees and Fiduciaries
There are lessons learned from the 2008 economic downturn that are applicable today, given our turbulent economic situation. Lawsuits originated from that time period specific to Trustee and...
COVID-19 Update from NCA
To our clients, friends and colleagues:
I write amid unprecedented times for us all. The rapid spread of COVID-19 has disrupted every aspect of daily life, causing uncertainty and anxiety across...
The Value of Work, and Preserving Benefits
For individuals with special needs, the transition to adulthood can be especially daunting because of vocational challenges and management of essential disability benefits.
Upon completion of...