Many families get this issue confused, but it’s serious business for the IRS. In Cardiovascular Center, LLC v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue (U.S. Tax Court 5-18-2023), Dr. Frank Kresock operated a medical practice in Arizona. He paid four workers, plus the person he lived with, as independent contractor’s, giving them biweekly cashier’s checks. However, all […]

On Wednesday, May 17, 2023, Allen Byers spoke from Matthew, Chapter 8, about Jesus and the Centurion. This story comes from verses 5 through 13, There, the Bible says And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, beseeching him, And saying, Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the […]

Caregiving is hard. Being a parent is hard. Being a child is hard. And sometimes you might feel like you’re not enough. You are enough and you need to listen to this song. You’re enough!

On April 25, 2023, the VA issued the following announcement: The Caregiver Support Program (CSP) is introducing a new nationwide service offering comprehensive legal and financial planning services to Primary Family Caregivers enrolled in the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC). A network of licensed attorneys and certified financial counselors are readily accessible […]

On April 18, 2023, the Biden Whitehouse issued an Executive Order on Increasing Access to High-Quality Care and Supporting Caregivers. The EO directs actions to improve job quality for the professionals who provide the critical services that make community living possible for millions of people. It includes actions to improve support for the 53 million […]

On April 5, 2023, the VA posted (presumably to remind everyone) regarding its comprensive assistance for family caregivers. The VA said “Support for caregivers means making sure you’re informed about the programs, resources, and services available to you. The Caregiver Support Program (CSP) provides clinical services to caregivers of Veterans who are enrolled in the […]

At this point, there are many companies and services out there claiming to provide care and care planning. So what’s that all about, and what’s the difference between care and care planning? Essentially, care is a service where someone comes to your home, or another place where you need help, and provides care. Usually a […]

Many years ago, I helped found an organization called the Life Care Planning Law Firms Association. Since then many companies have tried to mimic what law firms do, often with disastrous consequences. Recently, we ran across a website that appears to be different and might actually be helpful. It’s called This website says it […]

My dream is to establish an advocate’s academy. The ultimate name isn’t as important as the mission. It will train existing and future leaders in law, medicine, faith, government, law enforcement, education, caregiving and more. The goal is to develop leadership skills, discuss ethics, improve professionalism, and expand the knowledge base for attendees in their […]

ABLE Accounts

The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2013 (S. 313/H.R.647) was introduced in the 113th Congress by a bipartisan group of Congressional Champions that included Sens. Robert Casey, Jr. (D-PA) and Richard Burr (R-NC), and Reps. Ander Crenshaw (R-FL), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Pete Sessions (R-TX). The ABLE […]

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