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Money and Legal Planning with Aging Relatives

Money and Legal Planning with Aging Relatives

by STEPHANIE ERICKSON
Contributor

Most families are unprepared for aging.

Sure, we all know our parents are getting older, but do we really understand how their aging process may impact us as a family or as an individual? This week’s guest, Carolyn Rosenblatt who is the author of the book The Family Guide to Aging Parents: Answers to Your Legal, Financial, and Healthcare Questions shares her professional perspective as a nurse and as a lawyer. She offers advice on how to initiate difficult discussions about money and how to use this information to plan legally to protect your loved one.

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