We want what is best for our elders in terms of their healthcare. Creating a healthcare plan can go a long way in helping families make the best decision for their loved ones. In this plan, you have the opportunity to detail what’s best for your loved ones, but also keep in mind their wishes.
Bush & Taylor, P.C. is here to help arrange the care of your loved ones in the future. Keep in mind all of the added benefits and opportunities from healthcare planning.
1. Consider Wishes For Future Care
When creating a healthcare plan, you have the opportunity to consider the wishes for future care. How would you like to be taken care of if you are unable to care for yourself? What type of care would you like to have for your loved ones? Most importantly, how do your elders wish to be cared for? You can answer all of these questions in a healthcare plan, creating an approach that works best for your loved one.
2. Converse And Record Preferences
In a healthcare plan, you also can communicate with your loved one and other family members and record their own preferences. With more people on the same page, there is less opportunity for arguments about the care of your loved one. More importantly, your elder has the opportunity to record exactly what they want themselves. They can work together with their care team to determine what is best for them.
3. Consider Any Conditions
As you plan, you also have the chance to review any existing conditions. You can speculate about what types of care might best benefit your loved one. Taking input from their current caregiving team can also assist in the decision-making process. Preparing a healthcare plan allows you to take your loved one’s current health into further consideration.
4. Revisit Your Plan Frequently
If something changes with your loved one’s health or another care opportunity arises, you can revisit your plan. Your loved one will also have the chance to provide input continually.
Bush & Taylor, P.C. Can Provide Support
If you need assistance in navigating the healthcare planning process, Bush & Taylor, P.C. can help. We have a team of experienced elder law attorneys and prioritize the best care for your loved ones.
Reach our office today at (757) 926-0078 to schedule a consultation.