Legal Considerations for Senior Before Eldercare Services

As your loved one get older, they should start getting your legal affairs in order. It’s also important to make sure your family understands their legal plans and requests for the end of their life. You can use the Internet as a resource or consult with a lawyer for expert advice. Comfort Keepers eldercare services has compiled a set of legal resources that will help you and your loved one at this time.

Online Resources For Senior Care

The Internet can be a great resource for information on legal issues pertaining to seniors and eldercare services. Just be careful to use only reliable and trustworthy resources. When you find advice, try to verify it in multiple places. And remember, not everyone who claims to be an expert actually is. Some of the most helpful resources include:

Get Important Documents in Order

As you get older, you may need to get some important information and documents in order. These documents should be kept in a safe, but easily accessible, place in case of an emergency. Some of these documents may include:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Insurance Information
  • Healthcare Information
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Bank Statements
  • Mortgage Records
  • Investment Records
  • Marriage or Divorce Papers
  • Loan Papers
  • Credit Card Information

For expert advice and assistance with legal affairs, please contact a lawyer for more information. Your lawyer can help you plan for the end of your life by creating a will and/or a trust and appointing a guardian or conservator. The more you prepare, the more you and your family will be protected in the future. If you questions, our eldercare services at (770) 232-6360 may be able to help.

 

 

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Alpharetta, Milton, Norcross, Roswell, Sandy Springs

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