Most people want to continue living as long as possible .
Modern understanding of diet and exercise combined with ever improving medication appears to be extending the period of life for the majority.
However older age does bring with it potentially more risks. As we age our bodies become more frail occasionally leading to falls and possible breakages which could make it difficult to remain mobile. Our minds become slower and have a tendency to forgetfulness. The lifestyles we have led sometimes result in strokes or other disabling illnesses. But despite all this life carries on with bills to be paid, mouths to be fed, properties to be maintained and repaired, savings to be secured or investments to be improved, motor vehicles to be taxed and kept in running order, pensions to be reviewed and a host of other decisions to be made.
The worry is ‘what if I am unable to make all these decisions and manage all these usual activities of life?’
Well to be sure that they will be managed the answer is to provide a loved one with a Lasting Power of Attorney and then they can do it all for you.
This ensures that whatever comes along with advanced age you and your affairs will be cared for.