Read Touching Article about Elder Mediation at Slate.com
New York Times Magazine writer, Robin Marantz Henig, describes the story of older children of a much older mother coming together in a mediation session about whether to get a reverse mortgage on their mother's house in order to pay for her care at home and avoid nursing home placement.
Unfortunately, the mediation session that started a rapprochement between the siblings may have been too little, too late, with the older brother passing away soon afterwards. The article quotes our friend, Blair Trippe, at Elder Decisions.
Click here to read the article.
Learn About ARICA
At our upcoming March Lunch for Professionals, Amy Weinstock, Director of the the Autism Insurance Resource Center will explain the rights of insurance beneficiaries under the Act Relative to Insurance Coverage for Autism (ARICA), which took effect in Massachusetts on January 1, 2011. There are many questions relating to the implementation of the law, for instance, to whom, ARICA applies, what treatments are covered and how to access coverage. Ms. Weinstock will provide vital information for self-advocates, family members, providers, employers and educators on issues related to medical insurance for autism treatment.
To register, either click here, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us at 617/267-9700 and leave a message. Registration is required.
When Do You Need to Let the Social Security Administration Know About Changes in Your Life?
There are some times when an SSI or SSDI beneficiary is responsible for notifying the government of a change in his or her life. Missing a required notification could result in a loss of benefits.
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Office Space Available
One corner office available in Copley Square, opposite Trinity Church. Ideal for solo practitioners. Utilities, conference rooms, fax and T-1 line included.
For more information, call Eugenia Andrade at 617/267-9700.