OPG - Blog

OPG - Blog

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June 17, 2020
If you have determined that selling your ward's/protected person's personal property is in their best interest, you can begin to familiarize yourself with the process using this information, taken from the "Frequently Asked Questions..." section of our "Resources for Private Guardians and...Read more
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June 15, 2020
Hello Guardians! We hope you're having a wonderful week. If your ward faces both substance abuse and mental illness, you probably know that finding help can be a challenge. Many programs that treat mental illness don't have the capacity to treat substance abuse and vice versa. CenterPointe offers a...Read more
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June 12, 2020
Start your search for a lawyer with this guidance, taken from the Legal Resources section of our Resources for Private Guardians and Conservators page: A guardian may need a lawyer to provide legal advice or to advocate on behalf of the ward. Individuals who are financially eligible can receive...Read more
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January 25, 2021
It’s tax season! The IRS has urged taxpayers to get ready for the upcoming tax filing season. Income tax preparations may look a little different for 2021 due to two rounds of Economic Impact Payments and various other changes. Guardians and conservators with fiduciary responsibility over their...Read more
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June 11, 2020
Hello guardians and conservators! If your ward experiences limited mobility, seizures, or diabetes, a service dog could provide valuable assistance. Emotional support dogs offer companionship and comfort. Visit http://www.domesti-pups.org/service-pups.html to learn more about service or emotional...Read more
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June 11, 2020
Is there any special equipment that could make your ward’s home or work life more manageable? It can be difficult to understand and locate options. Assistive Technology Partnership can work with you and your ward to determine best options and connect you with possible funding sources. You can...Read more
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June 9, 2020
If this is your first visit, welcome! We hope that the resource below helps you understand guardianship and conservatorship more fully. If you are exploring becoming a guardian, this article will cover some of the things you need to know. When you're ready to dive in, Guardian/Conservator Education...Read more
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June 8, 2020
Hello, Guardians! Is your ward receiving the financial assistance they need? At www.ACCESSNebraska.ne.gov you can apply for the following benefits with one application: Medicaid Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Aid to Dependent Children (ADC) Aid to Aged, Blind and Disabled (AABD)...Read more

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