As Baby boomers approach retirement, many may be revisiting legal documents addressing long-term care, estate planning, emergency care and other elder law and estate law topics. Others may be thinking about some of these issues for the first time. In both cases, a recent article reminds us that it is never too early to plan for the unexpected.
In fact, one woman was so affected by the unexpected loss of her 51-year-old brother that she found a website to help people make end-of-life plans. The website joins a host of other Internet businesses devoted to end-of-life planning. Many of them can offer helpful to-do checklists, which may help organize an individual’s thoughts.