Monarch, The Arc of Stanly to host “Preparing for The Future” session June 18

Presenters for the session will include:

Allison Grove, of Special Considerations, an organization created specifically to help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities with their end of life planning, will present. Their comprehensive program ensures that every individual has the dignified end of life they deserve while still protecting their government benefits.

Elizabeth Hobson, of Consolidated Planning, which specializes in helping families protect their assets, income and lifestyle, will also serve as a guest speaker. The company’s Special Needs Planning Division works to help families organize their financial world, while exploring and establishing benefits which their family may qualify for now, and through their loved one’s transition into adulthood.

Seating is limited. To reserve your space, please RSVP by Tuesday, June 17 by contacting Whitleigh Pinion at (704) 986-1578 or

Established in 1958, Monarch provides support statewide to thousands of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness and substance abuse disorders. The agency is nationally accredited by The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) and is CABHA certified. Monarch, which operates The Arc of Stanly County, is an affiliate chapter of The Arc of North Carolina and The Arc of the United States. To learn more about how Monarch is “Helping Dreams Take Flight” for people living in our communities, please call (800) 230-7525.