Planning for the future
For families living with dementia, financial planning can help avoid crises and make future situations more manageable. There are ways to ensure that someone with dementia’s needs are looked after, such as establishing continuing power of attorney (POA) for Property and ensuring that all possible sources of income and benefits are assessed. Read our tip sheet to learn more.
Wondering what sort of tax deductions and other financial help you are entitled to as someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia or her caregiver? Read our blog post to find out about important tax credits and other deductions available.
Additional sources of information:
- Advocacy centre for the Elderly (ACE): http://www.advocacycentreelderly.org/
- VON “Caregiver-connect” portal: http://www.von.ca/en/caregiver-connect/home/default.aspx
Last Updated: 05/06/13