Aging + Elder Mediation = Control

We all put it off.  I mean, how long did it take you to make a will after you met that perfect person…or after the first through three kids…?  We just don’t like talking about aging, unless it’s with a plastic surgeon.

But, the reality is that the more you talk about it, the more control you will have over how you will be treated as you age and, something you may not have considered, how your family members will treat each other.

Enter Elder Mediation!  A recent article highlights the control factor – just by making an appointment with an Elder Mediator, such as Burke Johnson, you can have a facilitated family meeting where the awkwardness is lessened and the clarity is heightened.   Through an early mediation, you can discuss how you want to age in the best case scenario and the worst case scenario.

Procrastination from these kinds of discussions, on the other hand, may land the senior (or the estate) in protracted litigation where a judge just might order the parties to mediation (where you should have been to begin with).


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