The most loving gift a person
can give to one’s family is to put your affairs in order
before a disaster or medical emergency. To assist in
providing that gift, Today’s Caregiver has compiled the
following list. The information and documents you should
- All bank accounts, account
numbers and types of accounts and the location of
- Insurance Company, policy
number, beneficiary as stated on the policies and
type of insurance (health, life, long term care,
- Deed and titles to ALL
- Loan/lien information, who
holds them and if there are any death provisions.
- Social Security and
- Military history,
affiliations and papers (including discharge
- Up-to-date will in a safe
place (inform family where the Will is located).
- Living Will or other
Advanced Directive appropriate to your state of
- Durable Power of Attorney.
- Instructions for funeral
services and burial (if arrangements have been
secured, name and location of funeral home.)