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FAQ: Appointing Lasting Power of Attorney

... FAQ: Appointing Lasting Power of Attorney Power of Attorney, property, finances, welfare ... people have a basic knowledge of what an Attorney does, but are concerned that appointing an ... will automatically mean they give up their independence over their property and financial affairs, their health ...

Myths about Lasting Powers of Attorney

... Myths about Lasting Powers of Attorney power of attorney, finances, welfare, property Setting ... Lasting Powers of Attorney is in our view as important as making a Will. It enables ... family or friends to step in if a person is not able to manage their affairs for ...

10 questions to ask your parents before it's too late

... too late death, probate, funeral, power of attorney, finances There are some questions ... are really hard to ask, but knowing the answers can greatly relieve the pressure in times ... emergency or end of life. We've put together 10 questions to ask before it becomes necessary ...

How to manage your parent's financial affairs

... your parent's financial affairs money, finances, power of attorney, welfare Associate Solicitor Stuart Adams ... from Penningtons Manches LLP, shares his advice on how to deal with organisations such as banks ... building societies and utility companies on your parent's behalf when there is no Power of Attorney in ...

Balancing dementia care with a full-time career

... with a full-time career dementia, alzheimer's, power of attorney, carer, story, This ... storyteller is Marianne Talbot. Marianne, Director of Studies in Philosophy at Oxford University, shares ... she managed to care for a Dad with dementia and later a Mum with Alzheimer's whilst working ...

When families can't agree on care

... families can't agree on care Dementia, Lasting Power of Attorney, Care home, Advice, ... Dear Lesley, All my brother and sisters and I seem to do these days is fight ... We used to get on really well. Then mum was diagnosed with dementia and she gave ...

Whose house is it anyway? A question of home ownership

... , assets, care fees, property, power of attorney The When They Get Older team ... Whose house is it anyway? A question of home ownership money, finance, assets, ... fees, property, power of attorney The When They Get Older team recently read an article ...

Dementia care – How to find the help you need

... you need dementia, alzheimer's, carer, power of attorney, relationships When you're caring for ... parent, or partner, with dementia it can be hard to continue without help from others ... We asked the experts behind PayingForCare for advice on where to find the right information to help ...

And Fred came too: the struggle to care for a step-parent

... carer, eldercare, death, guilt, power of attorney, story, This week's storyteller ... Barbara.When Barbara's mother passed away, Barbara was left to care for her mother's second husband who ... on in the granny flat. Despite Barbara's best efforts, it was hard to make the ...

Talking about dying with your parents

... death, communication, end-of-life, funeral, power of attorney, Joe Levenson, Director of ... for the Dying Matters Coalition shares practical advice for starting the conversation with your parent about the ... . When it comes to dying, no one wants to talk about it, but sometimes ...