Special Needs Planning Webinar Open to Caregivers

by | May 11, 2022 | Spotlight

Taking steps now can help arrange for a loved one’s well-being today and tomorrow.

Families of individuals with special needs, no matter what the age or disability, face many serious questions about how to best prepare for their dependent’s future wellbeing.

To help find answers to those questions, parents and caregivers of Special Olympics Indiana athletes are encouraged to attend an informational online session from 6-7:30p.m. on June 21. Special Needs Planner Gordon Homes will address such important topics as protecting government benefit eligibility for supplemental security income (SSI), special needs trusts, ABLE Accounts, and the importance of a will.

Registration for the webinar is now closed


Gordon Homes is a Financial Advisor with WestPoint Financial Group. He provides objective and customized insurance and investment strategies to help meet the financial needs of his clients. He aims to help clients achieve lifelong financial freedom by building long-term working relationships based on mutual respect, ongoing education and comprehensive planning.

Prior to joining WestPoint Financial Group, Gordon spent 35 years with MetLife as a Financial Planner, emphasizing his work as a Special Care Planner.

He says, “My passion to serve is born out of my personal journey as a parent of a child with special needs. As a Special Care Planner, I help families who have children or other dependents with special needs address the serious questions concerning their future well-being. I work together with parents or caregivers to help ensure lifetime care and quality of life.” He assists families with a myriad of issues including understanding and accessing public benefits, preserving benefit eligibility through Special Needs Trusts, and Guardianship concerns.

A frequent speaker at parent support group meetings and state conferences, he is nationally recognized in the area of Special Needs planning issues, contributing to articles in The Washington Post, The New York Times, and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. He is also active in local communities as a member of over 20 support networks in Indiana and Kentucky.

He is also member of several professional organizations, including the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA), Estate Planning Council of Indianapolis (EPCI), Lifetime member of Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), and Financial Planning Association (FPA), where he served as President.

Gordon F. Homes Jr is a registered representative of and offers securities and investment advisory services through MML Investors Services, LLC. Member SIPC (www.SIPC.org) [OSJ: 900 E. 96th Street Suite 300 Indianapolis, IN 46240, (317) 469-9999].