Stories of Supported Decision-Making

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Margaret “Jenny” Hatch is a high school graduate, lived in her own home, worked at a job she loves, and volunteered in many political campaigns.

When it comes to protecting the Right to Make Choices, everyone needs a little help. In most states, people who are facing a guardianship petition can have an attorney appointed to represent them.

Like everyone else, older adults and people with disabilities have the Right to Make Choices when it comes to government programs like Medicare, Medicaid, and Vocational Rehabilitation. Everyone has the right to ask for and receive