Every estate is unique. If you’re suffering from a chronic illness – such as diabetes or cancer – you’ll certainly need to take your unique situation into consideration when you plan for your estate’s future.
For most, estate plans are a “what if” type of ordeal, but when you have a chronic illness, you know all too well how fast your health can change. The what-if situation can turn into a real life situation without second’s notice. You can take control of your health and your future with a proper estate plan. Individuals with a chronic illness need to plan financially and consider their health care in the now, rather than the what if.
Some ways to get started can include:
- Finding an estate planning attorney who specializes in long-term care or special estate plans that take your chronic illness into consideration
- Customized estate plans that include a will and living trust
- Taking care of your estate plan and signing imperative documents now – while you’re still in good health
- Designating an agent with a power of attorney in case you become incapacitated (even temporarily) due to your illness
You already know that your chronic illness makes your life unique. No one knows your medical needs better than yourself. With the assistance of an experienced estate planning attorney you can plan accordingly.
Regardless of your current condition, contact an estate planning attorney today to get started on your unique estate plan. An estate planning attorney can make sure your estate plan addresses all of your medical and financial needs.