When you are still of sound mind

That is the best time to plan for power of attorney, as well as determining how to handle health care matters in the future. You want to make everything as clear as possible so there is no question as to your wishes.

This saves both you and those you have acting on your behalf because you both can feel safe in the knowledge they are carrying out your desires. 

For folks with aging parents

Be sure to keep in regular contact with them through regular visits or phone calls.

Ask them about their friends and the people they associate with, including caregivers and neighbors. This isn’t about being suspicious; it’s about knowing who is a part of your parents’ lives.

Never sign anything that you don’t have a clear understanding of

This includes papers such as financial documents.

Always ask for clarification or have someone you trust go over the details with you to make sure it is truly in your best interest or the best interest of your heirs.

There are lots of ways to make sure that you and your family are set for whatever comes in the future! If you have any specific questions, please feel free to contact us.

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