Planning ahead

Older adult writing.
It is important to discuss your needs and wishes, with family members, close friends and health professionals so you can begin planning for the future. To help you begin the planning ahead process, this section of the website provides helpful information and resources about powers of attorney and living wills, financial planning and support, and end of life care and support.

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Powers of Attorney and "Living Wills" - click for more 

  • What is a Power of Attorney?
  • Power of Attorney for Personal Care
  • Power of Attorney for Property
  • Living wills or Advance Care Directives
  • General information

Financial planning and support - click for more

  • Strategies to manage finances
  • Professional and family support with financial matters
  • Putting financial supports in place
  • Preventing exploitation

End of life care and support - click for more

  • Considerations for end of life care and support
  • Types of end of life care
  • Providing support as dementia progresses

Resources - click for more

  • A collection of additional resources for each of the topic areas in the planning ahead section of the website.