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The Difficult, Delicate Untangling Of Our Parents’ Financial Lives

pearlbrown   |     |   2,299 posts since 2010

From MarketWatch:

When my in-laws became too incapacitated to handle their own affairs, my wife and I took over. A year and a half later, we’re still trying to figure it all out.

Good information for those who may be facing this situation in the near future as well as for those who wish to make things easier for their families as they age.   Read more

Bozo   |     |   1,140 posts since 2011
Pearlbrown, as modern medicine advances our lives, and life expectancies, we must all deal with the prospect of cognitive decline. The biggest worry is the aging parent (usually a Mom) whose spouse has died and has no clue where all the money is.