Building an Action Plan for Aging?
Creating an action plan today can enable control over your future. Without a plan you will effectively DISABLE choices leaving family and caregivers in the dark and forego your ability to participate in care planning. By having discussions and engaging family, you will create solace and create a blueprint for those in the need to know to follow
Families report after the fact, that without guidance many suffer emotionally and physically from the stress and anxiety that stem from not knowing how to honor their family's wishes.
Building an Action Plan for Aging is a team sport and can be best accomplished by consulting with specialists before the need arises.
Plan on joining FAI to hear from three industry experts who can guide you:
Elder Law Attorney - what documents do you really need and how to avoid the most common estate and elder law planning mistakes.
Aging Life Professional - These care managers are specialized caseworkers who focus on holistic geriatric care management. An Aging Life Professional can provide critical to help families asses the resources needed and to then help find housing, home aides, etc. They are advocates for both family members and older adults.
Long Term Care Insurance Provider- While long term care insurance can be an important plan of a plan for aging, it can often lead to a false sense of security. Understand the conversations you need to have with family members whether you have insurance or not to avoid family misunderstandings and estrangement.