Creating a living will ensures your future health care decisions and plans are respected. A living will is a legal document outlining medical treatment preferences and end-of-life care if you can’t communicate or make decisions for yourself.
In 2023, seniors were happy to see their Medicare Part B standard monthly premiums and annual deductibles go down for the first time in more than a decade. Unfortunately, that’s not the case for 2024, when these charges will be back on the rise.
Many couples in their 30s and 40s are providing for their families and balancing care duties between the needs of children and parents. Managing it all takes preparation, organization, and communication.
Someone who is incapacitated cannot make personal decisions or understand legal documents. An incapacitated person requires a surrogate decision-maker, such as an agent under a health care power of attorney or a guardian.