When my parents had concurrent medical crises, I helped them make difficult choices about health, housing, finances, and everything else as they gradually lost their independence.
I usually describe the process of navigating all those decisions as "stupidly complicated"...and I want to make it easier for others.
Millions of Americans like me are providing unpaid care and support for family members — often in the form of getting papers and legal matters organized, managing medical events, or running multiple households.
I know there is no way to fully be ready for a family emergency, crisis, or death. But there are some patterns we can learn from and many things we can all do now to better prepare for emergencies and death.
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