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Retirement - Planning for the Future

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Family Planning
Questions Your Child Will Want You to Ask:   Do you help me to spend time around vibrant senior role models?  Have you asked me what I want my senior years to look like?  How do you make sure others listen to me and value what I have to say ?  What say do I have in making decisions about the end stage of my life?

Self Advocacy
Making Your Voice Heard Until the Very End http://ici.umn.edu/products/impact/231/231.pdf
Person-Centered Planning
Connecticut Senior Care Services    http://careconnecticut.org/list04_ct_hospice_care.htm/
Advance Directives
Advance Health Care Directives and Living Wills: A Step-by-Step Guide http://www.caring.com/articles/health-directives-and-living-wills
Life Course Planning
 

Questions Your Child Will Want You to Ask:  Do I need help with budgeting or paying bills?  Can I afford to retire?  Do I have a burial plan or pre-paid arrangement in place? Who will make my final arrangements (especially if my parents or immediate family are already deceased?)  Who will handle my final expenses and settle my estate?  What kind of benefits are available to help me with retirement?  What resources are available to help with my final arrangements?


Managing Money
Protect the Elderly
Funeral & Burial Preplanning
End of Life Planning