Securing Your Loved One’s Future

Planning for the future care of an adult relative with a mental illness can be so daunting that many families delay. Yet parents in particular realize they must make arrangements to protect their son or daughter, and the sooner the better.

Early planning means decisions won’t have to be made in the emotional turmoil of a crisis. Living arrangements, social support and legal and financial concerns must all be considered. Here are some options to explore.

1. Click here for the Financial: Future Care page of our resource list

2. Financial and estate planning
Safe and Secure – Six Steps to Creating a Personal Future Plan for People with Disabilities
Sharing The Care

3. Personal care planning
Circle of Friends

4. Tax credits for individuals and caregivers

5. Registered Disability Savings Plan

Canadian Disability Tax Credit: Is your relative eligible? 
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