ESTATE PLANNING RESOURCES:
The whole family approach takes geriatric care management tools and one is knowledge of resources. One resource is an elderlaw attorney The care manager, Ms Full Charge in our GCM you tube series next referred the family to an elder law attorney, Mr. Pringle, with a background in estate planning and the experience working with special needs situations. The attorney can assist Mrs. Sterling by reviewing her current estate planning documents as well as creating documents that may include: a will; a living trust; a special needs trust; and/or advanced directives.
The attorney encourages Mrs. Sterling to discuss her estate plans with her children Jane Bob and Michael. He suggests a family meeting . This not only serves as an assurance that they will perform the roles she may request of them in her estate plans, but moreover, it can help mitigate the potential conflict that arises within many families after a parents death.