January 10, 2018
Piggy Bank

035 – Getting Advice About Protecting Money From Long Term Care Costs

035 – Getting Advice About Protecting Money From Long Term Care Costs People need to be really careful where they get advice about protecting their elderly loved one’s money from the cost of long term care.  This episode will talk about that issue and warn you about the possibility of […]
January 9, 2018
Confused Woman

030 – What is a Care Plan?

030 – What is a Care Plan? Today’s episode answers the question – what is a care plan?  The answer is it is a written plan of care based on the needs and the goals of an elderly individual.  Two people with the same exact medical issue and the same prognosis […]
January 8, 2018
Man on Bench

029 – Care Planning Overview

029 – Care Planning Overview Care planning is the process of planning the care for your elderly loved one.  It is the way you get ahead of their issues.  I believe this is the more important part of caring for an elderly loved one – it helps them obtain the […]
January 5, 2018
People working on documents

028 – Naming Friends and Distant Relatives as Decision Makers

028 – Naming Friends and Distant Relatives as Decision Makers When someone wants a friend or distant relative to serve as their decision maker it is even more important they create documents appointing that person.  If they don’t have decision making documents like powers of attorney and living wills in […]
January 4, 2018
Elderly Woman

027 – You Keep Control After Signing Decision Making Documents

027 – You Keep Control After Signing Decision Making Documents Sometimes people won’t sign decision making documents like powers of attorney or living wills because they are worried they will lose the ability to make their own decisions once the documents are in place.  That isn’t true.  In this podcast […]
January 3, 2018
Signing a Document

026 – Creating Decision Making Documents After a Diagnosis of Dementia

026 – Creating Decision Making Documents After a Diagnosis of Dementia People mistakenly believe that once a person has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia they can no longer create documents where they appoint decision makers to manage their financial or medical affairs.  The reality is that it even […]