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ABLE Programs Prepare for Expanded Eligibility

December 20, 2023

Today’s post first appeared on the Social Security Matters blog on December 14, 2023 and was written by Stacy Garrity, Pennsylvania Treasurer   December marks the anniversary of the signing of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act.  Important … Read more

October is Guardianship Awareness Month!

October 26, 2023

Today’s blog originally appeared in the October 25, 2023 e-newsletter of the National Center on Law and Elder Rights.   October is Guardianship Awareness Month, and NCLER has a number of new resources for advocates to use to learn more … Read more

State Legislature Passes Guardianship Reform!

September 19, 2023

This — Tuesday September 19, 2023 — is an historic day! Earlier today, the North Carolina State Legislature passed the Guardianship Reform Bill, Senate Bill 615. Stay tuned for more on this. Meanwhile, Congratulations and Thank You EVERYONE who helped make this … Read more

Rights at Risk: Michael Oher, Britney Spears, and You

September 13, 2023

Guest Blogger: Jonathan Martinis, Esq., J.D., Rethinking Guardianship Consultant   What’s your favorite right?  What’s the right that makes you proudest, the one you’d fight for if someone tried to take it away? Is it freedom of speech? Voting? Life, … Read more

Thank You NCCDD for Funding MAR-NC

August 14, 2023

Enjoy the final report for Rethinking Guardianship’s “Making Alternatives to Guardianship a Reality in North Carolina” (MAR-NC). Thank you to the North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities for funding MAR-NC for the past 3 years, from July 2020 through June … Read more

New Video Featuring Tylor Freeman

August 2, 2023

Check out our latest video, featuring Tylor Freeman’s story about regaining his rights! Click here for the video.

UNC Cares is Hiring a Communication Specialist

August 1, 2023

Work for Cares at the UNC Chapel Hill School of Social Work! We’re hiring a Communication Specialist. The position will be open through Friday, August 4, 2023. Please share with your friends and colleagues! Click here for the job announcement.  … Read more