CHAPTER23

Guardianship, Power of Attorney, and Health-Care Directives

In This Chapter

  • A durable power of attorney
  • Health-care directives
  • Organ donation
  • Funeral prepayment

Aging happens to all of us. Estate planning now calls for a few more steps to bring you peace of mind—and the continued preservation of your assets. There’s some paperwork still to be done, some of which may be unfamiliar to you.

Considering a Guardianship

No adult likes to be dependent on anyone else, much less on our children, if we have them. Unfortunately, as some of us get older, we don’t function as well physically or mentally as we once did. That’s life, and there ...

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