By: Howard “Jack” Weyers, Jr., Attorney/Principal @ Family and Elder Law of Mid-Michigan, P.C.
Typically, when you want to put something together the right way, you read the instruction manual. Just think how lost we’d be if we bought products that required assembly but didn’t provide instructions. Too often, in our practice, we encounter folks who have very strong opinions about where, how, and by whom they want to be cared for should they become unable to care for themselves, but they’ve neither taken time to memorialize those wishes in an instruction manual, nor have they figured out how to pay for the kind of care they desire. To make matters worse, recent statistics indicate that over 70% of people turning 65 in 2019 will need some type of long-term care in their lifetime1. Read more