098 – Helping Your Elder Parents Get What They Need

 

In this episode KT discusses:

  • How her family is handling an aging mother
  • Using doctors to your advantage
  • The importance of a family meeting

 

Key Takeaways:

 

  • Getting along with your siblings in this situation is important
  • Offer to help, not take over (depending on your situation)
  • Find an elder care planner or lawyer specializing in elder care

 

Quote:

 

“Remember, helping out isn’t taking over. Growing old is an undignified process. Don’t make it worse.” – KT

 

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Connect with KT Thomas: http://ktsmoneymatters.com/

Purchase KT’s book- The Hardworking Woman’s Guide to Money 

About the author, Kathleen

Kathleen Thomas, who often goes by KT, has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry and understands the need for women to take control of their financial lives.

A Certified Investment Management Analyst, Chartered Life Underwriter, and Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner, Thomas earned her degrees in Finance and Political Science from Salem College.

Prior to founding NewDay Solutions, an independent Registered Advisor Firm, Thomas spent 20 years as a private wealth advisor for Ameriprise Financial Services. Many of her earliest clients continue to work with her.

Thomas is an avid long-distance runner and triathlon participant. She has completed the Boston Marathon seven times and the Ironman Distance Triathlon three times. She has volunteered as coach and mentor for Girls on the Run New Hampshire and Team in Training.

Raised in Newton, Massachusetts, Thomas now lives in Seabrook, New Hampshire, with her husband, John. They have one daughter.

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