Janet Locke tossed her books down on the counter and got up her nerve. “Hey, Mom, there is something Lyn and I want to discuss with you and Dad. You two have done so much for Lyn all these years, making sure she had every opportunity. And she has exceeded all of our expectations. But now you are climbing up there in years. Isn’t it time we seriously discuss her future?”
“You know, honey, Dad and I have been thinking about that a lot lately, too, especially with our 60th birthdays coming up. I was reading the other day that The Arc has created a Center for Future Planning®. Why don’t the four of us sit down this weekend and see what they can offer us?”
The Arc’s Center for Future Planning® launched Build Your Plan™, an interactive web-based tool that allows families like the Lockes to think through the different aspects of future planning online, while encouraging them to reach out to experts when they need advice and guidance.
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