AARP Online: Protect a Relative with a Disability (a one page article)

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People with Down Syndrome are living longer – nearly 100% exhibit the Alzheimer’s pathology by age 50.

To access the article:

 Protect a Relative with a Disability, by Jane Bryant Quinn

(When you open this page, you will need to go to the top of the page, to the   + (plus) and enlarge to page as needed)

This article is concise- one page.

This is financial advice for US citizens with family member who have disabilities. Various options are laid out, and there are warnings against those who would seek to make a profit at your expense for unneeded services.

The page to the right is an AARP advertisement; they represent one option among many.

As to Oak Wealth Advisors , which is listed within the article, they do offer a wealth of information on this page:

Notice: Orange indicates a live URL (accessible with a click for the website named)

Special Needs Resources :

TOP 10 IDEAS TO IMPLEMENT THIS YEAR FOR FAMILIES WITH SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN

10 NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR PARENTS OF SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN

10 ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF A SUCCESSFUL FINANCIAL PLAN FOR FAMILIES WITH SPECIAL NEEDS MEMBERS

For families with children with Autism From families with children with Autism TOP 10 RECOMMENDATIONS

For families with children with Down syndrome From fa milies with children with Down syndrome TOP 10 RECOMMENDATIONS

TOP 10 TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD

In addition to these there are links to useful documents and to the websites which provide them, (Here’s one: With Open Arms ) as well as a list of organizations which serve the Special Needs Community in which they have a membership and active board involvement.

It’s worth a look. This is not a recommendation for their services, but the information they provide is helpful.  The organization is located in Illinois.

While we’re at it, another great resource:

My Child Without Limits

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