Happy Valentine's Day! Have you already found something special for your loved one or would you like some guidance for uncovering a unique gift to surprise your sweetheart?
The end of any year is always a very busy time. Days and nights are filled with a variety of holiday traditions, family gatherings, and a bustle of year-end activities that tend to focus on the “administrivia” of closing out another year.
The rush of the holiday season comes to a close. Celebrants watched the crystal ball drop in Times Square signaling the start of a New Year. 2016 ended with a toast, perhaps a kiss, and sometimes a thoughtful New Year’s resolution.
This post was written by John Moreland, a retired accountant who writes for Elderimpact.org sharing resources and tips with his fellow retirees and their loved ones.
4 Tips to Help Seniors Live to the Fullest While Planning for the Future.
There are many reasons adult children might struggle to face their parents mortality. Let's face it, no one wants to think about death and dying much less talk about it. Yet, it's inevitable and deserves setting aside time to have a very important conversation while you are able to.
If you think you have run out of things to talk about with your adult kids, how about a worthwhile chat about incapacity and death? That’s certainly going to get their attention and a photo worthy reaction…usually a wide-eyed look that says “it’s time to head for the hills!”
We need, however, to ensure that our next of kin are fully prepared and understand what we want should we become incapacitated or die.
Planning ahead for what happens at the end-of-life shouldn't involve frantic last minute searches for information that someone in your family will need, and want, after you are gone. It's so much easier if you take some time now to plan ahead.
One of the biggest items to plan for is what happens to your real estate.