It's easy to put off uncomfortable conversations about issues such as end of life, living choices and finances. However, that procrastination could have unfortunate consequences. By the time you're 40 or your parents are 70, experts agree that these conversations need to happen.
Back in 2008, Home Instead Senior Care created the 40-70 Rule® to help families do just that. Recently we recognized that families needed more help with these conversations. It wasn't enough to just talk about it, they needed to take action.
The importance of having a loved one's wishes documented became clear as we surveyed seniors, adult children, senior care and legal professionals.
So what can you do to help your family from being unprepared?