No one wants to spend time thinking about the bad things that could happen to them. But, it's even worse to be caught unprepared. Sudden illnesses and accidents can happen to anyone, and it is important to take steps to protect yourself and your family.
February 2016 Archives
You trusted the care of your elderly mother to professionals in an assisted living home. Now you suspect your worst fear has come true. You believe she has been abused by the very people responsible for her care and protection. You feel angry, betrayed and unsure where to turn for help. Who should you contact? What steps do you take to help your mother and prevent this from happening to other vulnerable adults?
For the children of aging parents, conversations with the elders and other members of the family can be difficult. However, it is important that these happen to ensure the protection of the elder adults and the assets that they worked so hard for throughout their lifetimes. Here are four reasons that it is important to talk to your loved ones about elder care planning.