The topic of creating a will can be a sensitive conversation to some people. However, is a necessary precaution to take in the event of the unexpected. A will can not only help you but can help your family protect what matters most, after you have passed away.
Estate planning is a systematic process, which involves getting your personal and financial goods for the time, if you pass away or become mentally ill. It is also known as last will, and almost everyone does this planning for their family.
What would happen if you were mentally or physically unable to take care of yourself or your day-to-day affairs? You might not be able to make sound decisions about your health or finances. You could lose the ability to pay bills, write checks, make deposits, sell assets, or otherwise conduct your affairs. Unless you’re prepared, incapacity could devastate your family, exhaust your savings and undermine your financial, tax and estate planning strategies.
She can only mouth words and nod her head, but a bed-bound, 91-year-old Long Island woman has made herself clear — she does not want to be taken off the machines that keep her alive.