The guardianship of an adult, in which a judge appoints an individual to make choices for a person over 18, is appropriate when the adult lacks capacity. Capacity is a general legal term that refers to a person’s cognitive ability.
There are many important factors that determine your eligibility for Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Recipients are responsible for reporting changes to the Social Security Administration when they happen.
Studies show that looking after those with special needs exacts a toll on caregivers. This Thanksgiving season, shift your focus a little and remember that you must take care of yourself if you want to continue caring for others.