Will Stimulus Payments Disrupt My Public Benefits?

Will Stimulus Payments Disrupt My Public Benefits? If you are on public benefits and receiving a stimulus payment, then you are probably concerned about how the payment will affect your public benefits (ex. MassHealth or SSI).  In short, it will not. Stimulus payments are not considered “income.”   They are also not considered “assets” UNLESS you are...
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Elder Care Workshop Series at Norwell Public Library

  Getting older? Taking care of someone who is? Come to this three-part series to learn some helpful tips from local Elder Services professionals. Wednesday, March 8: “Who Can Help Me?” Find out how to access elder services in your community. Presented by Susan Curtin, Director at Norwell Council on Aging.   “Elder Law 101” Get to know the basics...
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Have You Been Appointed Representative Payee?

If you are caring for a loved one who receives Social Security and who cannot manage the Social Security benefits on her own, then you can ask the Social Security Administration to name you (or someone else) as your loved one's "representative payee." This is not a difficult job, but there are some things...
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Open Your Home and Grow Your Family

The South Shore ARC is looking for families who would like to host under the Shared Living program. This is a state program that matches up adults with developmental disabilities with "host families." If you would like to open your home and your heart, please visit the ARC's Shared Living page....

Ice Sledding & Skating at Local Rinks

In this weekend's Boston Globe South section, there is an announcement for gear and ice time availability at local rinks.  Several rinks will have ice sleds and skate walkers.  Some rinks will have time slots set aside for assisted skating and sled ice hockey. Here's the link to the article. And here's the link to...
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Statewide Transition Conference for Parents

The Arc of Massachusetts is holding a transition conference for parents of children with disabilities between the ages of 14 and 22. Attendees will be able to choose from a variety of workshops focused on the best practices of creating seamless transitions from school into the adult world.   The conference will take place from 8:00...
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