Once a special needs trust has been established, funds from the trust can be used in a number of ways. Keep in mind that the trust must always be used for the sole benefit of the Beneficiary. Today, we draw attention to using the trust to pay for prepaid burial expenses for the Beneficiary. Thinking ahead can help the Beneficiary and/or Advocates make informed and thoughtful decisions about funeral arrangements. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) website provides helpful information on consumer rights regarding funeral rules. To learn more, click here.
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Future planning for a loved one with a disability can be overwhelming. Taking the time to make a future needs plan now is important to prepare for the what-ifs when you are no longer here. Learn more about about how to prepare a future needs assessment by reading a recent post on the Special Needs Alliance blog authored by Joanne Marcus, MSW, Executive Director of CCT.