Prepare for Adult Care

Preparing to care for an aging parent or family member is not always possible. When it is, we recommend you learn as much as you can about your parents’ needs and wishes before a crisis arises.

Here are some issues that may be helpful to discuss with your aging parent or family member:

Trust

  1. Who do they trust to make decisions for them when they can no longer make rational ones?
  2. Living wills, power of attorney, and wills should be done early and with someone they trust
  3. Medical caregivers