The New York Times Magazine’s weekly The Ethicist column recently explored a difficult question that may challenge many parents of adult children with special needs.
The Social Security Administration is seeking to conduct essentially all appeals for people denied disability benefits via video conference, despite concerns from advocates that many [...]
The partial government shutdown poses numerous threats to people with disabilities, but the most immediate impact is on those who rely on the federal government for help paying their [...]
We’ve all heard the advice “It pays to shop around,” but this has never been more true than with the current market for long-term care insurance.
This is the last year that spouses who are turning full retirement age can choose whether to take spousal benefits or to take benefits on their own record. The strategy, used by some couples [...]
Having a loved one with dementia can be scary, but if you add in a firearm, it can also get dangerous. To prevent harm to both the individual with dementia and others, it is important to [...]
A virus outbreak at a New Jersey nursing home that killed 11 children has focused attention on enforcement of basic health and sanitary standards at facilities, particularly those with [...]
Although homeownership can be empowering for someone with disabilities, purchasing the home through a special needs trust may be in the beneficiary’s best interests.