Caring for a Loved One with Special Needs Entails SpecialCare

When caring for a loved one with special needs, you want to provide them with the best quality of life possible. You can get the help you need by coordinating with our specially trained professionals to create a holistic life care plan, while balancing your own needs and those of other family members. Through proper planning, you can protect your loved ones, even when you're no longer there.

April is Autism Awareness Month

Autism Spectrum Disorder

According to a 2014 report by the CDC, about 1 in 59 children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

MassMutual’s SpecialCare Program

MassMutual’s SpecialCare program is proud to sponsor the Autism Society and Autism Speaks. These organizations raise awareness of autism and work to improve the lives of people on the autism spectrum and their families.

Life Care Planning

SpecialCare’s mission is to help educate families and caregivers of people with special needs about the importance of a life care plan* to help provide a secure financial future.

MassMutual SpecialCare planners are uniquely equipped to support families with dependents with autism and other special needs. They have received advanced training in estate and tax planning concepts, special needs trust, government programs, and the emotional dynamics of working with families caring for a person with special needs. They also have an affinity to the special needs market, and many are personally connected either as a caregiver or a family member of someone with special needs.


*A life care plan is a coordinated program of future care planning, financial, and legal strategies for people with disabilities and their families. A life care plan continually changes throughout an individual’s lifetime and is provided by a team that may include your legal and tax advisors as well as insurance and investment professionals.

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Life Insurance

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Long-Term Care Insurance

Help cover the cost of long-term care services.


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Disability Income Insurance

Individual disability income (DI) insurance may help

protect a portion of your income if you become

too sick or injured to work for an extended period of time. 

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Benefits of a special needs financial strategy

MassMutual can help families map out their financial strategy to care for loved ones with special needs.

Living with special needs: the sibling perspective

Be emotionally and financially prepared to care for your sibling with special needs. Consult a MassMutual financial professional today.


Do you have a child with special needs?

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Do you have a special needs planner?

Meet Steve Thompson, one of the founders of the Michael Carter Foundation, which provides sports and anti-bullying programs for children with special needs. 

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Special needs vs. everybody’s needs

Do you have a family member with special needs and are struggling to attain a balanced financial strategy? Consult a MassMutual financial professional today.

Sandwich Generation – caring for children and parents

Are you a sibling of someone with a disability, and have inherited the responsibility for their care? Learn about MassMutual long term care insurance options.


Advisory and Trust Services

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can provide access to mutual funds, exchange-traded

funds (ETFs), separately managed accounts (SMAs),

and customized asset allocation strategies – all uniquely

designed to meet your needs.

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