Planning for care. For life.

Supporting Family Caregivers

A.J. Miller

Supporting Family Caregivers

Every year at least 53 million people provide informal care and support to aging family members and people of all ages with disabilities.[1] Caregivers make great sacrifices to ensure their family...

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The Most Challenging Special Need - Mental Illness

Ann Koerner

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...

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Disability Representation on Television

A.J. Miller

Disability Representation on Television

The latest “Where We Are on T.V.” report by GLAAD details that out of the 775 regular appearing characters on television, only 22 or 2.8 percent had a disability. Several television production...

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If A Natural Disaster Strikes, Are You Ready?

A.J. Miller

If A Natural Disaster Strikes, Are You Ready?

Did you know that there were almost 100 natural disasters in the United States in 2021? Severe thunderstorms, flooding, tornadoes, and more all caused over $145 billion dollars worth of damage and...

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ABLE: The History and Struggle of One Man to Help People with Disabilities Save Money

Denise Lettau

ABLE: The History and Struggle of One Man to Help People with Disabilities Save Money

Stephen Beck, Jr. was a man on a mission. He worried about his daughter, Natalie’s future. Natalie was born with Down Syndrome. The $2,000 income/asset limit imposed by Social Security deeply...

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Tackling CTE – Understanding the NFL BAP Supplemental Benefits Program

Denise Lettau

Tackling CTE – Understanding the NFL BAP Supplemental Benefits Program
 

I have had many conversations with my cousin, Rick Price, a former NFL professional football player about all the difficulties that retired players have transitioning to “normal life”. To...

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Navigating Through Divorce – Complex Medical Challenges and Special Needs Planning

Ann Koerner

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...

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Education Advocacy Overcomes the Pandemic – Client Meets His Full Potential

Kristen Sabo

Education Advocacy Overcomes the Pandemic – Client Meets His Full Potential
 

Many individuals with special needs or chronic health conditions face immense challenges gaining the support necessary to complete their education beyond public high school services. The COVID...

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Which State has the Best Public Benefits?

Adam Earl

Which State has the Best Public Benefits?
 

“If I could move to any state in the country, which would provide the most valuable benefits and resources for my loved one?”

It’s a question we are hearing more and more from our clients and...

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Preventing Costly Medical Equipment, Supplies and Adaptive Technology Mistakes

Ann Koerner

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.

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