Define "The Talk" When we were young, we dreaded the thought of our parents having "The Talk"! Back in the day, "The Talk" was commonly known as the conversation about "The Birds and The Bees". This was code for discussing physical and hormonal changes, which lead to the conversation about sex. So, just like talking about sex, won't get a person … [Read more...] about How to Have “The Talk” With Your Aging Parents
Aging...It's No Secret! It’s no secret that we all have a 100-percent probability of aging, regardless of how much we try to fight it. We can diet, exercise, or even have plastic surgery—but in the end, the results are the same. We will age, and our parents will age. Aging often goes together with mental and physical deterioration, which may limit … [Read more...] about Aging: Know When to Discuss Healthcare vs. The Talk
Having “The Talk” How do you have “the talk” with your parents about wills, finances, medical care choices, and funerals? Elderly parents may be reluctant to face end-of-life issues. This may be due to one of three reasons: procrastination; lack of experience or information; or denial. In all candor, it may be a combination of all three … [Read more...] about How To Have “The Talk” With Aging Parents
There are 6 important things a person must remember when being taken to the emergency room or having any form of medical treatment. The story below is true. All I could think about during my encounter in the emergency room was, if I was feeling this way – what were other people thinking or enduring. Friends – I can’t express to you enough, you … [Read more...] about 6 Rules to Follow When You Go to The Emergency Room
This question is one that’s asked on a regular basis. What’s important to understand is that the answer is the same regardless of your involvement or relationship with your parents – caregiver, advocate or even estranged, the broad answer is, debt “including medical bills” does NOT pass down to the survivors of the deceased. All debt including … [Read more...] about Who’s Responsible For My Parent’s Medical Bills After They Die?
Estate Planning Attorney vs. Eldercare Attorney If you want to keep your money, the wrong choice could cost you thousands of dollars. Know the difference! Learn how to select an eldercare attorney. Yes, today we now have Eldercare Attorneys, which are not to be confused with Estate Planning Attorneys. Just like in the medical profession, … [Read more...] about How to Select an Eldercare Attorney