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My Care Presentation

  1. 1. MYCARE PLAN® Life can be full of uncertainties. Plan now or pay later. ®
  2. 2. What is MyCare Plan® <ul><li>It includes a variety of planning tools and options so that you may customize your plans for yourself and your family. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Last Will </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Living Trust </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Care Power of Attorney </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Power of Attorney </li></ul></ul>®
  3. 3. Last Will <ul><li>Expresses your desires for the handling of your financial and personal affairs when you die </li></ul><ul><li>Describes how you want your assets to be distributed to your heirs upon death </li></ul><ul><li>Ensures that your loved ones receive what you want them to receive, not just what the court thinks they should receive </li></ul>®
  4. 4. A Last Will allows you to… <ul><li>Appoint a personal representative (executor) who will be responsible in handling your personal and financial affairs after your death </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a guardian to care for and raise your minor children </li></ul><ul><li>Leave your property to your spouse in a way different from what the state intestacy law provides </li></ul><ul><li>Add beneficiaries who are not legal heirs, such as step-children </li></ul>®
  5. 5. Living Trust <ul><li>Clearly states your wishes of your assets at the time of your death </li></ul><ul><li>Makes your assets easier to distribute at your death </li></ul><ul><li>Acts as an asset protection device to keep your assets safe </li></ul><ul><li>Avoids the high cost and delays of probate court </li></ul><ul><li>Can provide tax advantages for the beneficiaries </li></ul>®
  6. 6. A Living Trust allows you to… <ul><li>Provide for someone else to take care of your estate in the event of your disability or incapacity without the involvement of costly, time-consuming probate court </li></ul><ul><li>Provide for beneficiaries with special needs, or delay the inheritance of your estate until the beneficiaries reach a certain age, or have your estate distributed in installments </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid many of the risks of liability associated with joint ownership, including protection from any claims of the creditors of your heirs </li></ul>®
  7. 7. Health Care Power of Attorney <ul><li>Provides for your medical well-being in the event of your inability to make decisions concerning your medical treatment or health care due to illness, accident or injury </li></ul><ul><li>Leaves specific instructions for the level of care you want to receive </li></ul><ul><li>Provides the ability, if desired, to authorize the withholding of life-sustaining treatment if you are in a coma or a “persistent vegetative state” </li></ul>®
  8. 8. A Health Care POA allows you to… <ul><li>Name someone to be your “agent,” the person who can make decisions about your medical treatment and health care in the event you become unable to participate in medical treatment decisions, including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide for residential care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have access to your medical records </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employ health care personnel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give or withhold consent to treatment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Refuse treatment contrary to your wishes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Release physicians, etc. from liability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make anatomical gifts upon your death </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide for pain relief therapies </li></ul></ul>®
  9. 9. Financial Power of Attorney <ul><li>Provides for your financial well-being in the event of your inability to manage your financial and business affairs because of disability or incapacity, now or in the future </li></ul><ul><li>Can be done in anticipation of a future need, for a special purpose, or for a limited time </li></ul>®
  10. 10. A Financial POA allows you to… <ul><li>Name someone as your “agent” giving them the power to manage your financial affairs, including the ability to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pay your bills, deposit checks, and deal with banks on your behalf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sell, manage, or reinvest your property </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign contracts, borrow money, or change investments on your behalf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pursue insurance claims and legal actions to enforce your rights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>File tax returns, obtain insurance coverage, or apply for government benefits for you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transfer property to your living trust </li></ul></ul>®
  11. 11. Who needs MyCare Plan® <ul><li>Everyone; you don’t need to be rich to become ill or injured, nor do you need to be wealthy to provide for and protect your family’s financial affairs </li></ul><ul><li>MyCare Plan® will put you in greater control of the financial and health care decisions that directly affect the lives of you and your family </li></ul><ul><li>It’s not enough to simply want to do the right thing – you need to make sure it happens </li></ul>®
  12. 12. Start planning today <ul><li>Complete the easy online enrollment </li></ul><ul><li>Receive your login information upon enrollment via mail </li></ul><ul><li>Log in to </li></ul><ul><li>Begin answering the questions to prepare your MyCare Plan® documents </li></ul><ul><li>Note: It may be helpful to review the questions and gather any paperwork necessary before you start, although you will have the option of saving your work and returning to continue at any time. </li></ul><ul><li>Once completed, submit for final approval </li></ul><ul><li>Receive your MyCare Plan® documents via mail </li></ul><ul><li>Follow the enclosed directions to validate your final wishes </li></ul>®
  13. 13. Client Testimonials <ul><li>I am very happy with the service and the knowledge that I gained about planning for the future. My family can be taken care of thanks to this great program! Tom and Clara </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you for helping me to complete the steps necessary to help my parents with their estate planning. None of us have any knowledge in this area and your information has been extremely helpful. Once again, thank you! </li></ul><ul><li> Winnie and Thatcher </li></ul><ul><li>Before I enrolled in MyCare Plan® I did not even know what or how much was involved in planning my estate, what a trust is, probate, or what my family would have to go through if I did not plan for my family after I am gone. MyCare Plan® has helped us get our financial affairs in order. Thanks! </li></ul><ul><ul><li> Maureen and Alfred </li></ul></ul>®