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Your Loved Ones Estate – What You Should Know

When a loved one dies, their estate is going to go through a probate and taxation process just like everyone else and having to file tax returns and pay tax liabilities for a loved one with a disability often feels like a final punch in the face. However, there is always a silver lining in every difficult situation. One thing we have found on a disturbingly regular basis is that executors are often paying more tax than they need to because the deceased never had a disability tax credit approved while alive.

Why We Care

By Alanna Hendren I read a story the other day about how there have only…

What is Respite?

Respite, by one of the definitions found in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, means an interval of rest or relief. For families served by the Developmental Disabilities Association’s Respite Program, it means a brief break from caring for their loved one with a developmental disability. It gives the family some free time to run errands, catch up on sleep, go on a vacation or do whatever they need to relax, or simply get some things done!

Charles Adopts A Street

Charles Waterman has lived in Richmond at Curzon house for over 25 years! Charles and his 4 roommates live in a lovely residential area amongst friendly neighbors. Over the years the Curzon crew have met their neighbors by hosting strawberry teas, garage sales, and inviting them to their holiday open houses.