Essential Planning Guide for Families
Dealing with Dementia
by Richard A Courtney

A diagnosis of dementia can be devastating for the person receiving the diagnosis and thier family. It is important that persons with dementia take action promptly, not only to get good medical intervention, but also to implement their legal plans for future care and financial security.
The purpose of this guide is to help:
educated about the legal, financial and health-care planning options
empowered to carry out planning steps to ensure effective management of care.
encouraged to plan in order to maximize the benefits and effectiveness of such plans.
enabled to advocate more effectively for the rights and care of the person with dementia.