Those with memory loss may still be able to make an estate plan. There are things the family can do to best provide for the person afflicted with this issue. Sometimes it is important to do basic estate maintenance for those with a plan in place.
Many wartime veterans, their spouses and widows can qualify for Aid and Attendance benefit. A couple could be eligible for as much as $2120, a veteran $1788 and a widow $1149 of tax free income. This needs based program can help families with medical costs.