Retirement By Design
Central Plains Area Agency on Aging offers a program called Retirement by Design. This program provides the tools to help those considering retirement make informed, educated decisions about issues that will effect their retirement future. Volunteers and staff are available to provide one on one counseling, presentations, multi-media resources, and group discussions related to Medicare, retirement planning, retirement check sheet and available resources. Retirement By Design provides information on Medicare, long term care insurance, retirement planning and caregiving.
Navigating the Medicare maze is a daunting task. However, there are ways you can make the task much easier. Retirement By Design provides Medicare coaches that can help you understand Medicare benefits and assist you to choose supplemental plans that will meet your needs. Retirement By Design offers services that can help you understand your Medicare benefits such as Part D prescription drug coverage, supplemental insurance, and Medicare Advantage Plans.
Long Term Care Insurance
Deciding whether or not to purchase a long term care policy is a tough decision. You will first need to decide if you need to purchase a plan and consider factors that contribute to that decision, do you need to:
- Protect your assets
- Decrease your chances of going on Medicaid
- Give yourself the freedom to choose the type of care you receive
- Protect your family from having to pay for your care
The Retirement By Design program can provide the information and resources to make an informed decision about your future.
You’ve been planning for retirement all of your life. Find information and the tools you need to actively design your own retirement.
- Advance Directives
- Housing Options
- Community and web based resources
- Community Involvement
Juggling the responsibilities of caregiving and other personal responsibilities is often a difficult task. Learn about caregiver support service for individuals caring for an elderly loved one. Getting the support you need can help you be a better caregiver. Retirement By Design will help you make sense of the maze of issues related to caregiving:
- Understand Medicare
- Learn about support services
- Connect with other caregivers