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Resources for Aging Parents: Alberta

Resources for Aging Parents: Alberta

There are almost 1 million Senior Citizens in Alberta alone; likely some of whom rely on you for help. When it comes to health and wellness, programs and services, and safety and security for this demographic, there are a wide array of services and programs tailored to the specific needs of the provinces Seniors. Share Lawyers has compiled a list of services available across Alberta specifically for Senior Citizens. In the case of emergencies always dial 9-1-1. Alberta Senior Citizen Services Alberta Adult Health Benefit ………. 1-877-644-9992 The Alberta Adult Health...
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Supports and Resources For Those With Disabilities

Experiencing the real-life effects of being impacted by a disability can leave someone feeling helpless, isolated, and limited. No one with a disability should feel this way, and although there might be different approaches to everyday tasks, there is help for you. Especially for those whose disability is a newer reality, the Share Lawyers team wants to let you know there are many different resources, communities, and services which can provide you with the support and management you need to lead a full life! Getting Around If your disability prevents you from moving...
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Disability and Finding The Resources For The Day-To-Day

Disability and Finding The Resources For The Day-To-Day

Facing a challenge like an illness, injury, or waiting for a diagnosis can take a toll on how you manage your life. New obstacles constantly arise, from the symptoms and healthcare itself, to your emotional and psychological well being, as well as figuring out new strategies for making your way through day-to-day activities.   Heather came to Share Lawyers when she was denied long term benefits after the long process of finding a diagnosis for her rare heart disease. It was an emotional feat to cope with her illness while waiting to get a definite medical diagnosis. After...
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Marijuana Usage and Insurance Claims

Marijuana Usage and Insurance Claims

One Sunday morning, Vik woke up and set about his usual Sunday routine. He kissed his wife Priscilla who slept in on Sundays, freshened himself up then proceeded to start making breakfast for his family of four. Vik’s job as head of IT at the local college kept him busy during the week so Vik, a stickler for good work-life balance, tried to make the most of the weekend. He spent his Saturdays with his wife doing different activities around the house and the neighbourhood, then took the family out to dinner at a restaurant often chosen by his 16-year old daughter Zahra. On...
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Celebrities Living with Long-Term Disabilities: Lupus

Celebrities Living with Long-Term Disabilities: Lupus

This is the second blog post in our series on Celebrities with Long-Term Disabilities. Click here to read the first post in the series, on celebrities with Diabetes. Lupus may sound familiar to those who are fans of the medical show House. Although Dr. House may tell his staff: “It’s never Lupus,” it’s actually more common than one might think. However, despite the prevalence of the disease, it’s still fairly obscure as to what it is and how it’s caused. Despite years of research, it’s still unclear as to what causes the disease, however its effects are well-documented....
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Share Lawyers Wins Settlement for Fibromyalgia Patient [INFOGRAPHIC]

Share Lawyers Wins Settlement for Fibromyalgia Patient [INFOGRAPHIC]

Share Lawyers successfully represented Donna, a nurse who suffers from fibromyalgia. Her claim was denied by her insurance company, but after consulting with Share Lawyers, Donna won a settlement. Share Lawyers fought for Donna and updated her every step of the way to ensure she knew of any developments and the progress of her case. Donna was able to move on with her life after securing the compensation she deserved!   Has your long term disability claim been denied? Contact Share Lawyers and put our experience to work for you. We offer free consultations and there...