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Support for Persons With a Disability & Their Caregivers- Focus on Financial Wellness

This series will assist you in managing and protecting your finances. Each session will cover a different topic and will provide handouts or resources you can use to improve your financial well being. It would be appropriate for persons with a disability and their caregivers to attend together. The program will be offered over Zoom technology.


September 24, noon – 1pm

Taking Control of Your Finances - This program focuses on building a spending plan that helps you accomplish your family goals and helps you organize a simple filing system for managing your money. Beneficial to those who need a basic understanding of where to begin in gaining control of their finances.

October 2, Noon – 1pm

Tips and Strategies for Saving on A Tight Budget - If your goal is to begin or strengthen a savings plan, this workshop will provide you with the tools. We will also discuss simple techniques to “find money” to save, where to put your savings and identify motivators that will help you save.

October 15, Noon- 1pm 

Delaware ABLE Plan - Security for the Future- The State of Delaware offers a low cost 529(a) savings plan – DEPENDABLE – that allows                 individuals with disabilities and their families to save for a broad range of expenses on a tax-advantaged basis without jeopardizing their benefits from supplemental security income (SSI), Medicaid and other federal programs. It is also a long-term tool for financial planning for a segment of persons with disabilities (those who acquire their disability prior to age 26). 

October 22, noon – 1pm

Protecting Your Finances while Caregiving Now and In Your Future -

This program is designed to help family caregivers understand the type of financial information and documents needed so they can perform their caregiving duties, while also thinking about their own future. Participants will better understand their loved one’s financial situation, see more clearly how finances could change, and determine how best to communicate about caregiving and financial issues with family members

Nov 5, noon – 1pm

Avoiding Scams and Protecting Your Identity - Identity theft is the fastest growing area of consumer crime and one of the most difficult to resolve once it takes place. Do you know how to protect yourself? This session will  help you know what to look for and give you tools to help you prevent your identity from being stolen and know what to do if it happens to you.

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