Planning for Long Term Services and Supports

There are many benefits to planning ahead for long term services and supports. Planning ahead:

  1. allows you to have more control over your future;
  2. helps you understand what service options are available in your community;
  3. teaches you about what services cost;
  4. means less emotional and financial stress on you and your family;
  5. ensures greater choices should you need care.

Good planning should include:

  1. taking a serious look at your (or your family's) health and finances
  2. gathering information
  3. developing a personal health record
  4. consulting a financial planner
  5. asking about long term care insurance
  6. making your wishes known (health care proxy, power of attorney, etc.)

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