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Estate Planning: Aging as an “Elder Orphan”

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It is becoming more common to find aging individuals who have no spouse and no children. While this may provide freedom in their younger years, it leads to more troublesome issues when they age.

There are the issues of isolation and loneliness. Additionally, there are concerns about assistance. Who will be there to help during a time of illness or incapacity.

This article gives some tips on how to prepare to age alone.

http://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness/articles/2015/10/26/no-spouse-no-kids-no-caregiver-how-to-prepare-to-age-alone?src=usn_fb