The cost of a critical illness

An illness like heart disease or stroke can strike without warning. But there are things you can do today to protect your financial future.

Critical illness insurance from Desjardins Insurance – Opens a tooltip will pay you a lump-sum, tax-free benefit that you can use however you see fit. You can put it toward a year’s worth of mortgage payments or use it to travel abroad for treatment. It can also help make up for lost income if you or your spouse decides to take time off.

Additional expenses

Here are some additional expenses that AREN'T COVERED by your provincial health plan or your group insurance.

  • Non-covered prescription drugs
  • Home maintenance
  • Transportation to and from appointments
  • Childcare or school expenses
  • Prepared or takeaway meals
  • Medical and paramedical care (e.g. psychological counselling, physiotherapy, occupational therapy)
  • Specialty skincare products or new clothing
  • Wigs, surgical braces, or prosthetics

You’ve worked hard to get where you are. Don’t let an unexpected illness get in the way of your goals.

Desjardins Insurance has one of the most comprehensive selections of critical illness insurance products in Canada.

Critical illness insurance from Desjardins Insurance relieves the financial stress of health-related expenses, so you can focus on recovering.

An illness like heart disease or stroke can strike without warning. But there are things you can do today to protect your financial future.