Not only are Millennials not talking about end-of-life care with their parents, according to the American Bar Association “Statistical studies show that 55 percent of Americans die without a will or estate plan.”
In order to save your loved ones completely avoidable additional pain and legal hassles, take the time to begin your estate planning today.
Here is the good news….we provide a free initial consultation and it is easy to get started.
First and foremost, when you begin discussing end-of-life care, it is essential to understand the documents involved.
If you don’t plan now, and the unimaginable becomes reality, your loved ones will face legal obstacles, hurdles and battles that could have been avoided. By simply taking one afternoon to talk to your legal advisor, personal planner or lawyer, you can help your loved ones avoid unnecessary costs, financial duress, legal headaches and additional pain.
Always be prepared for the worst. Don’t take on a pessimistic outlook toward life, but as a way to ensure you enjoy life to its fullest, make sure you and your loved ones are covered in case the unthinkable occurs. To plan for the worst, experts recommend that everyone fill out and sign a health care directive or living will and designate a representative to make medical decisions with a health care proxy.
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About the Author
Chris served on the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity
Seattle/S. King County for 10 years and served as Vice President
of the organization during part of that time. Read More