5 Difficult Elder Law Issues and How to Handle Them

When a parent becomes mentally impaired, it is only a matter of time before they need help taking care of their own personal and financial affairs. Some of the common signs of diminished capacity are disorientation and memory loss. When you see these signs, it may be time to consider taking steps to provide necessary care. It would be best, however, to make plans ahead of time.  Whichever course you take, there will be many difficult issues ahead, but your elder law attorney can help. No. 1 – Starting the incapacity planning conversation with your parents The first step you should take, before actually starting the conversation, is to talk to all involved family members to make sure you are all on the same page.  Resolve any misunderstandings or disputes ahead of time so that you can approach your parents with a united front.  Doing so should reduce the risk of putting your parent on the defensive. This doesn t mean the entire family needs to be in on the conversation. The planni


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