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July 31, 2014

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Living choices?

We’ve identified what makes home special for Mom.

Assess your Mom’s living choices on page 6 of the Aging Plan. Assess your Mom’s living choices on page 6 of the Aging Plan.

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She knows how to adapt her home for safety.

Complete the Home Safety Checklist. Complete the Home Safety Checklist.

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We’ve compared costs. Home vs. retirement community.

Consider the costs of living options on page 7 of the Aging Plan. Consider the costs of living options on page 7 of the Aging Plan.

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Finances?

A trusted financial planner is helping him prepare.

Talk with a trusted financial planner and complete page 13 of the Aging Plan. Talk with a trusted financial planner and complete page 13 of the Aging Plan.

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I’ve helped Dad define what he wants in retirement.

Consider Dad’s retirement plans on page 12 of the Aging Plan. Consider Dad’s retirement plans on page 12 of the Aging Plan.

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Dad’s made a list of important financial information.

Assess the financial information on page 11 of the Aging Plan. Assess the financial information on page 11 of the Aging Plan.

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Health?

I’ve helped Mom assess for a healthy mind, body and soul.

Assess Mom’s health on page 16 & 17 of the Aging Plan. Assess Mom’s health on page 16 & 17 of the Aging Plan.

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Mom is up to date on medical checks and preventative screenings.

Assess Mom’s health on page 16 of the Aging Plan. Assess Mom’s health on page 16 of the Aging Plan.

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Mom has outlined goals for a healthy lifestyle.

Consider Mom’s goals on page 18 of the Aging Plan. Consider Mom’s goals on page 18 of the Aging Plan.

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End of life?

Mom and Dad have a will.

Consider Mom and Dad’s end of life plans on page 33 of the Aging Plan. Consider Mom and Dad’s end of life plans on page 33 of the Aging Plan.

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My parents know where they want to spend their final days.

Talk with your parents about their wishes on page 34 of the Aging Plan. Talk with your parents about their wishes on page 34 of the Aging Plan.

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They’ve made a bucket list.

Assess what they would like to accomplish on page 32 of the Aging Plan. Assess what they would like to accomplish on page 32 of the Aging Plan.

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Driving?

I’ve talked with Dad about why driving is so important to him.

Assess why driving is important on page 27 of the Aging Plan. Assess why driving is important on page 27 of the Aging Plan.

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Dad knows what resources he could tap into if he could no longer drive.

Consider alternative modes of transportation on page 28 of the Aging Plan. Consider alternative modes of transportation on page 28 of the Aging Plan.

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We’ve identified medical issues that might affect his driving.

Assess the medical issues on page 27 of the Aging Plan. Assess the medical issues on page 27 of the Aging Plan.

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Relationships and dating?

I’ve asked Mom to identify her inner circle of friends.

Assess Mom’s friends on page 22 of the Aging Plan. Assess Mom’s friends on page 22 of the Aging Plan.

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She’s shared something important with a friend.

Talk with Mom about how to stay socially connected on page 24 of the Aging Plan. Talk with Mom about how to stay socially connected on page 24 of the Aging Plan.

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I’ve helped Mom reach out to start a new friendship.

Consider how to build a new friendship on page 23 of the Aging Plan. Consider how to build a new friendship on page 23 of the Aging Plan.

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