Apart from the normal needs of a home,food to eat,clothes to wear,money to spend, age also brings a desire to protect what you have and to ensure it is used to provide for those needs. In addition the need to know where all your built up savings and property will go when you pass away. As well as these how do you wish to leave your loved ones and with what,if any,memories do you want to pass on?
A prudent person will plan to ensure these needs are met and peace of mind is achieved whilst still alive. Your normal needs can be met by your own actions and decisions but what if you become unable to take action or to make a decision?
Who will meet those normal needs then?
When you die where will all your remaining savings and property go?
What will people remember of you?
There are three answers to these questions which can provide you with the knowledge that you have done all that a prudent person can do to achieve peace of mind both for yourself and those you hold most dear. They are:-
Prepare a Lasting Power of attorney
Make a Will
Buy a Funeral plan
These ensure your needs are met whilst alive and on your death. So do not shy away from the inevitable,face it head on and deal with it now!