Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease- Santa Maria Confident Caregiver Series
Santa Maria, CA – The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease makes planning for the future more important than ever. Concerns about care provision and programs that can help offset costs mean that families need accurate information about legal and financial planning specific to the disease.
Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease is an interactive two-part program where you will have a chance to learn about important legal and financial issues to consider, how to put plans in place, and how to access legal and financial resources near you.
The Alzheimer’s Association will be providing Legal and Financial, September 10 from 9-11 am. The course will be held at the Elwin Mussell Senior Center, 510 Park Ave, Santa Maria, CA 93455. Call (800) 272-3900 to register in advance. Seating is limited. This program will cover information for families and individuals dealing with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.
Topics covered will include:
• Making legal plans that fit your needs
• Legal documents you’ll need and what they mean for all of you
• How to find legal and financial assistance
• Practical strategies for making a long-term plan of care
• Tax deductions and credits
• Government programs that can help pay for care
Guest speakers are: Aaron Smith, Attorney and Brad Tisdale, MS, CES, CLTC.
The Alzheimer’s Association is the premier source of information and support for the five million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease. Through its national network of chapters, it offers a broad range of programs and services for people with the disease, their families and caregivers and represents their interests on Alzheimer’s-related issues before federal, state and local government and with health and long term care providers.
As the disease progresses, new caregiving skills may be necessary. The Alzheimer's Association offers programs to help caregivers better understand and cope with the behaviors and personality changes that often accompany Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. Take this opportunity to become an educated caregiver.
To find out about other dates and locations for classes in your area, call the Alzheimer’s Association at (805) 636-6432.