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Social Security: Caring For A Child

Important information about your responsibilities if you receive Social Security benefits for minor, disabled, or adopted children who are disabled.

If you get benefits because you're caring for a child:

  • If you receive benefits because you're caring for a child who is younger than age 16 or disabled, you should notify the Social Security administration right away if the child is no longer in your care or changes address. Give the name and address of the person with whom the child is living.
  • A temporary separation may not affect your benefits if you continue to exercise parental control over the child, but your benefits will stop if you no longer have responsibility for the child. If the child returns to your care, the Social Security administration can start sending benefits to you again.

If someone adopts a child who is receiving benefits:

  • When a child who is receiving benefits is adopted, let the Social Security administration know the child's new name, the date of the adoption decree, and the adopting parent's name and address. The adoption won't cause benefits to end.

If you become a parent after you begin to receive benefits:

    If you become the parent of a child (including an adopted child) after you begin receiving benefits, let........


"Living with integrity means: Not settling for less than what you know you deserve in your relationships. Asking for what you want and need from others. Speaking your truth, even though it might create conflict or tension. Behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values. Making choices based on what you believe, and not what others believe."
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Long Term Health Care

Things you should know about Long Term Health Care

Question: What is long term health care insurance?

Answer: Long term health care insurance is coverage that is offered by private insurance companies designed to help pay for long term health care due to illness or injury.

Question: What does long term health care insurance cover?

Answer: Long term health care insurance covers care in assisted living facilities, home care, nursing homes, convalescent facilities, custodial care facilities, hospice care, personal care homes, and community based care.

Question: How much does long term health care cost the average person?

Answer: Long term health care costs in the United States differ from state to state, but on average, it may cost anywhere from $50.00 a day up to $200.00 or more per day.

Question: Who pays for the cost of long term health care?

Answer: You are ultimately responsible for paying for your own health care, whether it is short term or long term. That is why long term health care insurance may be a good investment.

Question: Does Medicare and Medicaid help pay for long term care?

Answer: Medicare may pay for skilled care in nursing home facilities but only for a short period of time if the patient meets the medicare requirements. It may also pay for........


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Quick And Nimble

Lessons from Leading CEOs on How to Create a Culture of Innovation
By Adam Bryant

More than two hundred CEOs reveal their candid insights on how to build and foster a corporate culture that encourages innovation and drives results.

In Quick and Nimble, Adam Bryant draws on interviews with more than two hundred CEOs to offer business leaders the wisdom and guidance to move an organization faster, to be quick and nimble, and to rekindle the whatever-it-takes collective spark of a start-up workplace, all with the goal of innovating and thriving in a relentlessly challenging global economy.

By analyzing the lessons that these leaders have shared in his regular "Corner Office" feature in The New York Times, Bryant has identified the biggest drivers of corporate culture, bringing them to life with real-world examples that reflect this hard-earned wisdom.

These men and women--whose ranks include Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn, Tony Hsieh of Zappos, Angie Hicks of Angie's List, Steve Case of Revolution (and formerly AOL), and Amy Gutmann of the University of Pennsylvania--offer useful insights and strategies for creating a corporate culture of innovation and........



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