Newsletter, Parkinson

Financial help

4 March 2018

Did you know that there are several options for financial help and assistance programs available depending on your situation? Here are some tips to help you find the financial aid suited for you.

  • Do not hesitate to contact your municipality; there may be activities for seniors, caregivers, support programs, and other benefits.
  • In some cases, choosing a certain financial program, aid, credit or deduction may make the person ineligible for others.
  • It is important to establish one’s needs and priorities and to learn about all the options and measures available.
  • Eligibility rules, availability of programs and the procedures can change at any time.
  • Some people may be eligible for certain programs while they might not be eligible for others.
  • It may be possible to challenge certain decisions with respect to a refusal of eligibility, or an amount obtained.
  • It is strongly recommended to contact the aid program provider directly (often of a governmental nature) for more information before initiating requests.
  • The Itinerary – Coping with a Loss of Independence, below, can help the person find the programs and the steps specific to their situation.

Itinerary – Coping with a Loss of Independence

You can fill in this questionnaire online, which will allow you to obtain a personalized list of the government of Québec’s programs and services to which you may be entitled. Click here!

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