Your Family Will Take Care of You When You Are Old – Won’t They?

If you lost the capacity to make decisions on your own, who would you want to make decisions on your behalf? How does the law protect you? Find out:

The Social Paralegal

This question often perturbs individuals as they hit their early 50’s. We all assume that our family will take care of us when we are unable to do so ourselves, however, one rarely considers the legal implications.

Which family member will be your Power of Attorney?

Who will determine how your money, your assets and health will be taken care of?

“I’ll let my kids decide” mentality can result in disaster.

With too many voices it becomes difficult to decipher what is best for the elderly individual. Everyone believes that they are acting in the best interest of the elderly person but there is no way to confirm what the elderly person may want.  Conversely, there may be one family member trying to serve their own best interest while the rest of the family looks out for the elderly person. No one accounts for these disputes.

What is a Power…

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2 comments

    1. Thank you for your kind words and for sharing your thoughts. I’m glad you liked the article. I completely agree, many families do not discuss this topic until the very end which shouldn’t be the case. I believe this is the case because it’s a difficult conversation to have and family members do not want to raise the subject to avoid being perceived as insensitive.
      I hope to keep hearing more from you in the future 🙂

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