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Dementia care and building financial trust with Los Altos seniors

Dementia care and building financial trust with Los Altos seniors

If you’re a parent, you know your children at their best and their worst. You’ve listened to tearful stories, rejoiced in happy moments and worried, worried, worried. But just because you know your kids doesn’t mean that you trust them…especially with your finances. Your aging parent may feel this way too. Here’s some tips on how to discuss the money topic with Los Altos seniors in need of dementia care assistance.

Making Smart Choices for a Solid Financial Future

Financial planning is a challenge at any stage of life, but when it comes to providing for the care of an aging loved one, it can feel incredibly overwhelming. It’s important to make plans for what’s likely to come, even though you might find that task both mentally and emotionally difficult. Here are some tips that will help you to stay on track and preserve your future. Plan Ahead It’s not alarmist to think of the unexpected expenses of aging like falling off a cliff. Illness or trauma most often comes unexpectedly. You might think that you have years or even decades to plan for the care of a loved one, but you can never know. Start planning right now, today. When the unexpected comes you’ll find yourself...

Juggling Finances for the Sandwich Generation

Being in the middle is wonderful in so many ways. The Sandwich Generation has the chance to enjoy their children as they grow up and also to be with their parents into their golden years. Family is the most important thing. However there are some serious downsides, as anyone who is stuck in this middle will tell you. The finances are a big downside, and one As members of the Sandwich Generation know all too well, being in the middle can not only put a squeeze on your time, it can impact your finances, as well. If you are caring for your aging parents and your children all at the same time, you are part of a growing group of middle-aged adults known as “The Sandwich...

Don’t Fall off the Senior Care Financial Cliff

Financial planning is a challenge at any stage of life, but when it comes to providing for the care of an aging loved one, it can feel like falling off a cliff. It's important to make plans for what's likely to come, even though you might find that task both mentally and emotionally difficult. Here are four realistic ways to help you avoid falling. Plan Ahead - It's not alarmist to think of the unexpected expenses of aging like falling off a cliff. Illness or trauma most often comes unexpectedly. You might think that you have years or even decades to plan for the care of a loved one, but you can never know. Start planning right now, today. When the unexpected comes you'll find yourself much...