Manage your money

Financial matters can be especially hard when changes are happening in your life. This section has services that can help you manage your money.

Managing your money can help help you feel in control and avoid problems later on. This section of Precious Time has information and services to help you manage money. It also has financial assistance programs from the government and other organisations. Some provide a specialist service, while others provide education. Precious Time includes services that offer help in languages other than English, and for people of diverse cultural backgrounds.

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Who are the most important people in your life?

Families and friends are an important part of many people's lives. Some relationships can also be difficult. Here are some ways to start a conversation and give someone a chance to talk about which people are most important to them right now.

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How involved would you like your family and carers to be in decisions about your care?

Family, friends and carers can help someone who is dying feel comfortable. But problems can happen when people have different views. Ultimately, the dying person should decide who is involved in making decisions. Here are some examples of things to think or talk about.

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