Dual Eligibles do not have co-pays hot!
If you receive Medicare and Medicaid, you do not have to make co-pays
Transition from School to Life – Time Lines hot!
The Arc of Massachusetts (http://www.thearc.org/page.redir?target=http%3a%2f%2fwww.arcmass.org%2f srcid=19785 srctid=1 erid=2181659 trid=b76a3b66-00ed-42c7-a5da-5ac2f64ece9e) has created a comprehensive guide for parents of individuals with I/DD to reference as their child transitions from school to adult life, which can be difficult for both parents and children. This valuable resource also provides a timeline that shows where a child should be from age 13-22 and explains how the transition process works. And, it offers important suggestions as to what parents can do to prepare for this turbulent time.
Guardianship Basics Handbook hot!
http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us/english/spgo.php (http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us/english/spgo.php) STATEWIDE PUBLIC GUARDIANSHIP OFFICE (SPGO) The Statewide Public Guardianship Office, housed within the Department of Elder Affairs, appoints local public guardian offices as directed by statute to provide guardianship services to persons who do not have adequate income or assets to afford a private guardian and there is no willing family or friend to serve. SPGO is also responsible for the registration of Professional Guardians. For more information , please call either SPGO at 850- 414-2381or 414-2000. To speak with a Public Guardian in your area , you may contact any of the local offices of public guardian (http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us/english/spgo.php#pub_guardian) throughout Florida. You may also contact the Elder Help Line in your area by calling 1-800-963-5337.
Arc US position statements hot!
Core Competency (zip file — automatic download) hot!