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Caregiver Resources: Legal and Financial Caregiving

Get answers to financial and legal questions that you may encounter as a caregiver

En español | Get answers to financial and legal questions that you may encounter as a caregiver - from powers of attorney to healthcare advance directives, and more.

Legal

  • Legal checklist for caregivers: If you're a caregiver, part of your job may be to keep track of your loved one's legal affairs. And you probably know — or are learning — that it's a big responsibility.
  • FAQ about power of attorney: Why is a power of attorney important? Everyone should think about having a power of attorney. Having one can be more important to your personal well-being than a will.
  • Advance directives: Creating a living will and health care power of attorney: By thinking ahead and communicating treatment preferences early on, your loved one can prevent arguments and spare those close to him the anxiety of having to guess his wishes.

 

Finances

 

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