Stop. Look. Listen — and Talk


Health care changes rapidly. Do your research. https://www.aarp.org/caregiving/financial-legal/info-2018/long-term-care-insurance-fd.html

Senior citizens are often targets of fraud or neglect. Be aware of potential scams and assistance available in your state.

https://www.fbi.gov/scams-and-safety/common-fraud-schemes/seniors

https://www.eldercaredirectory.org/state-resources.htm

Check out current agent status in your state or adjoining states.

https://www.naic.org/state_web_map.htm

Financial discussions with family members aren’t always easy. These sites offer assistance.

https://www.focusonthefamily.com/lifechallenges/life-transitions/caring-for-ill-or-aging-parents/talking-finances-with-mom-and-dad

https://www.senioradvice.com/articles/important-conversations-that-adult-children-need-to-have-with-their-aging-senior-parents (nice reminder of potential conversations)

— Janis Lanning

Scripture Help

Fear: Isaiah 41:10, 13; 2 Timothy 1:7

Forgiveness: Matthew 6:12, 14, 15; Colossians 3:13

Faithfulness: Psalm 143:1, 8; Matthew 6:33, 34; 1 Corinthians 2:5