The parent-child relationship is pretty well defined. Children generally don’t advise their parents. It’s the other way around. However, this dynamic can shift as parents get older and children become adults. This becomes especially prevalent when considering estate planning and elder law issues. As parents grow older, adult children may start to have certain questions about the way mom and dad have planned ahead for the eventualities of aging. Being aware of what plans have been made opens … [Read more...] about Aging Parents and Estate Planning
Expectations for aging have changed. As Americans live longer, clients see the prospect of decades beyond their 65th year. And as the baby boomers enter their “senior” years, they are redefining aging, as they have redefined every previous stage of life they have traveled through. So what does it look like to age successfully? Here are just a few of many models for thinking about how clients can approach graceful, meaningful aging – for themselves, their partners and their aging … [Read more...] about What Is Successful Aging?