Tom West is the creator of Lifecare Affordability Plan™ and is a partner in Signature Estate & Investment Advisors (SEIA), an investment management and financial planning firm. He manages a robust financial planning and investment management practice that emphasizes cash flow in all stages of retirement. Over a twenty-five year career, Tom has had significant experience in advising families struggling with how to support a loved one diagnosed with a chronic illness, disability or dementia. In 2018, Tom launched the Lifecare Affordability Plan™, a fixed-fee financial planning and asset management solution designed to provide families with a financial strategy that meets changing healthcare needs while preserving the caregiver’s quality of life. Tom is regularly interviewed for his perspective by periodicals such as the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Investment News, and The New York Times, and he regularly educates financial professionals, attorneys, tax professionals and geriatric care managers on the most appropriate financial planning techniques for families facing long term care decisions. Tom and his team are currently working on the Lifecare Affordability Planning Podcast, to launch in 2019. Connect with us on Facebook and LinkedIn. Learn more here.