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When to Start Planning

It is never too early to plan for future long term living needs. None of us knows if or when we will have an accident or develop a chronic illness. None of us knows what type of family and informal supports we will have fifteen, twenty or thirty years from now. None of us know whether there will continue to be public resources available when we need them.

Early planning can increase your options for where, when and from whom you receive your services. There are 10 top reasons [PDF] to plan now for financing your long term living needs.