A NEW WAY TO HAVE A LASTING IMPACT Posted on October 1, 2019October 8, 2019 by Phil FranchinaSuggest a Topic | Subscribe Digital Digest Articles A NEW WAY TO HAVE A LASTING IMPACT A NEW WAY TO HAVE A LASTING IMPACT What will your legacy be? One of the most powerful ways to ensure continued education, support, and research for people living with PD for years to come is through a gift in your estate plan. Creating a will can feel like a daunting task, but APDA has partnered with FreeWill to provide you with a free and easy way to write your legally-valid will. We encourage you to check this important to-do off of your list and consider including a gift to APDA to help ensure people with PD can live life to the fullest. If you are planning to speak to a lawyer about your will, this tool can help document your wishes beforehand, making the conversation easy and efficient. Visit www.freewill.com/APDAParkinson to get started. PROVIDE SUPPORT AND OPTIMISM WITH RETIREMENT ASSETS Are you 70½ or older? You can make a qualified charitable distribution of up to $100,000 to satisfy the required minimum distribution from your IRA. APDA offers a free online tool to simplify the paperwork. You don’t pay taxes on your IRA withdrawal, which means the IRA charitable distribution is tax-free. You won’t however be eligible for an income tax charitable deduction for the gift. To benefit in 2019, act by December 1. Visit www.freewill.com/qcd/apdaparkinson to get started.