How to Talk to Parents about Getting their Affairs in Order
As your parents age, you want to be sure that you can spend as much quality time with them as possible. You also want to make sure that you are not so overwhelmed with financial and legal matters that you are too distracted to enjoy this precious time.
Unfortunately, many adults find themselves blindsided by the red tape involved in caring for their parents. In many cases, they incorrectly assume that their parents have all of their affairs in order and everything has been taken care of in advance.
There are a number of reasons why an aging parent or other relative fails to get their affairs in order. Many people simply don’t want to accept the fact that they may become incapacitated someday. Read more