Communicating your concerns about your aging parent's ability to manage alone or make important decisions isn't easy. Most people don't even know how to start.
Singing legend Aretha Franklin, like many others before her, died without a will. Unlike many others, however, she has a massive legacy that could become the source of a great deal of controversy for her heirs.
Children with autism grow up to become adults with autism. That can be overwhelming for both the autistic young adult and their parents.
You may already be very conscious of the fact that everyone -- regardless of their age or wealth -- should have an estate plan. Accidents can happen in a flash and make the unthinkable a reality, so it's always best to be prepared.
If you are beginning to estate plan, you are already on a great path for planning for the future. However, estate planning can be complicated and there are many factors you will need to consider. One of these is determining powers of attorney.