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Hope Trust Blog

Feel free to browse our posts about various issues surrounding the current state of trust planning and management. Here, you will find in depth analysis of high profile topics from the team that leads HopeTrust, as well as summaries of recent developments in the field.

Lifestyle Special Needs

Technology’s Promise to People with Special Needs

If you were one of the 100 million people that watched the Super Bowl this year, you probably watched the commercials that filled air-time between downs. While most of these commercials were the typical beer and fast food advertisements, there was one commercial by Microsoft that stood above the rest and touched many viewers. In […]


by Jessica Fisher • February 13, 2019
Lifestyle Special Needs Technology

Creating Peace of Mind for People with Psychological Disorders

For people that live with psychological disorders, it is important to follow a specific routine that mitigates unexpected, stressful events. When an unpredictable, high stress situation does occur, it may stimulate a psychological episode. If the episode is severe, hospitalization is often necessary. Without the presence of mind to communicate the best course of treatment, […]


by Jessica Fisher • February 7, 2019
Special Needs

Work and Caregiving

New research from Harvard Business School reveals that three quarters of the American workforce have responsibilities as a caregiver. These responsibilities include caring for children, elderly family members, or disabled family members. When polled, workers indicated that their caregiving responsibilities have a negative effect on their level of productivity at work. Despite this claim by […]


by Jessica Fisher • January 30, 2019
Legal Lifestyle Special Needs

A Rising Global Effort to Address Mental Health Issues

In recent years, we’ve seen a major shift in the number of people reporting mental health disorders, and governments across the world are taking note. Until recently, mental health support services have been difficult to find and access, but that is now changing. As individuals, communities, and workplaces become more open to discussing mental health […]


by Jessica Fisher • January 21, 2019
Finance Special Needs

Creating Peace of Mind for Parents of Children with Special Needs

For parents of adult children with special needs it’s a hard truth that they have to plan ahead for a time when they may no longer be around to support their children. While no one enjoys confronting this situation, there are steps parents can take to ensure their loved ones are taken care of properly. […]


by Jessica Fisher • November 2, 2018