November 19, 2019
Disability Advocacy with Attorney Ashley Jacobson
Are you prepared for the possibility of a future that includes developing a disability?
In the elderly population between the ages of 65 and 74, approximately 20% of individuals have a disability. When you get to 75+, that more than doubles. By age 75, 49% of people have a disability.
There are ways to plan for this, however, and there are people who specialize in helping those who have a disability.
In this episode of The Chris Berry Show, I’ll talk about the kind of help you should look for if you have a disability, and attorney Ashley Jacobson will share how you can plan for a future that may include a disability.
In this episode, you’ll learn…
- Chris’ positive focus for the week.
- The 5 areas to consider for the second half of life.
- The impact tax planning now can have later on in the future.
- What kind of certifications you should look for in a lawyer if you have a disability.
- Some common disabilities that people deal with as they age.
- Why it’s so important to plan for long term disabilities.
- The definition of a disability.
- What constitutes a major life function.
- What disability documents are, and why they are so important.
- The most important things to remember when speaking with a person with a disability.
- The hidden struggles of those with invisible disabilities.
- Some simple, yet creative, ways to accommodate those who have a disability.
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