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Guardianship in the Time of COVID-19: FAQ for Guardians and Others

During the COVID-19 pandemic, guardians for older adults and adults with disabilities may have questions about fulfilling their duties and staying connected to people they represent. Guardianship experts, including the National Guardianship Association, ABA Commission on Law and Aging, and the National Center for State Courts, have created a FAQ document with answers, actionable tips, and links to key resources. This resource […]

How do I get my COVID-19 economic impact payment?

Date: April 20, 2020 The Treasury Department has launched a new web tool allowing quick registrations for Economic Impact Payments. Treasury, not Social Security, will make these payments. Please see guidance below. Social Security retirement, survivors, or disability beneficiaries and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients who do not have qualifying children under age 17: You […]

In times of pandemic, make sure everyone has access to care – Sherri Boyd

Hospitals, other health care providers and governing bodies must respect the civil rights of all citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes citizens with disabilities, especially in regard to access to health care.   The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently issued a bulletin to health […]

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