Caring for a loved one, on top of being difficult emotionally, can also be difficult financially. It is important to start planning ahead both financially and legally. The Alzheimer’s Association can assist in helping to find ways to cover costs and help to understand legal matters.
- One of the largest burden can be Paying for Care. The Alzheimer’s Association provides some information on Insurance, Employee Benefits, Retirement Benefits, and other ways to pay for dementia care.
- The Illinois Department on Aging also provides information on a Senior Health Insurance Program, (SHIP) along with all of contact information.