Elder Law Estate Planning
As your parents age, adult children should be taking an interest in the legal affairs of their parents. It is likely that a parent will require their adult children to be aware of their wishes in case of any incapacity. Several key questions to ask of your parent are:
1. Do you have an elder law power of attorney?
2. Do you have a health care proxy and living will?
3. Do you have a will or a trust?
4. Do you have long-term care insurance?
Four Legal Documents for all ages
As you or your loved one ages, it is important to make sure legal affairs are in order. The following four documents are important to have current anytime in life, but are particularly important as a person ages: 1. Medical Directive: This ...