Practical Advice for Families, Caregivers and Professionals
Alzheimer’s disease leads to a number of life adjustments, including the need to make a wide range of decisions that can have important legal, financial and practical consequences.
This Guide explains the major issues you and your family may confront over time and suggests ways to eliminate, minimize, or manage them, including through the implementation of legal strategies.
Beginning with the first legal steps you should take, this Guide provides information including: long-range financial planning, safe driving, health care services and government benefits, and the process of Medicaid and VA pension benefits planning to help pay for needed care.
This Guide is designed with both the person with the diagnosis and his or her family in mind.