Facilitate Elder Life Planning in 3 Simple Steps
Don't task your loved ones with searching for your important documents when they may be needed the most. Elder Life Planning Can Be Easy If You Follow These 3 Easy Steps.
STEP 1 - Begin the Conversation
STEP 2 - Lead By Example
Leading by example also helps you provide assistance to someone who is hesitant. With your newfound experience, it will be easier to show them how to pull their information together!
STEP 3 - Use and Share Resources
- Everplans.com – This online life planning service poses a series of questions to help customize plans, including “to do” lists, resources and forms based on your state. (The basic plan is free; $75/year for a premium plan with all options.)
- GetYourShitTogether.org – An unfortunate name, but an excellent resource for life planning. This site is the brainchild of Chanel Reynolds, who found herself dealing with too many details while grieving the unexpected loss of her young husband. She urges everyone to plan ahead because, “It takes way more energy to worry about something than it does to be relieved.” (Free.)