How to pay for the care you want When meeting with a Financial Advisor or Elder Law Attorney, it’s important to know what to ask. When attempting to implement your preferences that you crafted when doing your Bridge of Life Plan, this is especially true. The Financial part is the part of this plan that is most often overlooked. You can do a come up with the perfect design of … [Read more...] about Bridge of Life Planning (Part 3) – A Few Things to Discuss with Your Financial Advisor
How to help a parent get what they want during a decline What Does Momma Want? The second pillar of Bridge of Life Planning is Financial Review. Our experience shows Financial Plan Review to be all too often overlooked. If you haven't already please read and review our previous Bridge of Life Planning (part 1) blog. This article contains details of the first Pillar in BOL … [Read more...] about Bridge of Life Planning (Part 2) – Financial Plan Review
Bridge of Life planning is all about helping a declining parent get what they want during a period of decline of physical or cognitive health. If they (and you) are fortunate, Mom and Dad have already planned and have set forth what they want. In a perfect world, their plan includes where they want to be should they suffer a health crisis. Hopefully, they have also figured out … [Read more...] about Bridge of Life Planning (part 1)
This Planning Stuff is Really Important Creating a Care Journey Plan (CJP) is “the thing” that makes a Bridge of Life Plan work. For those of you who may have missed our previous discussions on Bridge of Life Planning, let me digress. In simple terms, a Bridge of Life Plan is an estate plan comprised of necessary Legal Planning Documents. The aforementioned documents are … [Read more...] about Create a Care Journey Plan
If you are a Family Caregiver tasked with the responsibility of helping an aging parent with their care, you quickly realize that “This Health Care Stuff Costs Money!” It costs a lot of money to secure the proper care for your Loved One. Whether your parent is at home or is in a facility of some type, costs mount fast! Money is NOT the Issue (or is it?) Many people would be … [Read more...] about This Health Care Stuff Costs Money!