There are seven steps over the course of 40 days. The site has a target date to finish by Oct. 13, but go ahead and start when you can. You'll get email reminders outlining the things you have to do, such as telling people where you keep your important documents. You can download a worksheet that guides you though the information you'll need to provide. There's a long-term calculator that lets you see the average cost of long-term care in your state.
I've been the long-term caregiver for several relatives. Because I know the toll it takes, I've taken a personal pledge to put in place a plan to make it easier for my children to take care of me. Isn't it time you decide, create and share your plan?
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