Please join us for a 2 part informational session on legal and financial planning regarding caring for someone with Alzheimer’s. The legal and financial dimensions of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s can be just as difficult as dealing with the progression of the disease itself. Attendees will learn:
- Legal and medical instructions and advance directives, legal declarations (guardianship and conservatorship) and documentation, role of legal advisors and how to access their services
- Financial instructions, directives, documentation, means of paying for long term care (LTC), and role of financial advisors and how to access their services
- Ethical issues surrounding decision making for care, including truth in diagnosis, therapeutic goals and aggressive care, legal capacity, personhood and autonomy
Part 2 will focus on financial issues related to caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease.