Succeed With Senior Clients: A Financial Advisor’s Guide To Best Practices
Most financial professionals like you know that there may be issues with your aging clients: diminished capacity, trouble with memory and the like. But do you know what to DO about them? Do you ever get an uneasy feeling that you don’t know exactly what to document or where to draw the line with them? Now you have answers! This breakthrough, practical book will save you time and give you a clear direction with every age-impaired client.
If you think these things don’t apply to YOU right now, remember that 10,000 people a day are turning 70! We’re living longer than ever and with aging comes age-related risks, loss of independence and sometimes dementia. All of these can interfere with your job in managing your older investors’ assets. You need to understand what to do to keep those aging clients financially safer, address your privacy concerns, respond to signs of financial abuse and have a clear path to follow when you see red flags. All of this and more are here now in this first of its kind book.
Dramatically increase your expertise with aging investors. Get a quick preview of what’s in each chapter by clicking below.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Know the Aging Clients’ Red Flags ( See Quick VIDEO )
Chapter 2: Nuts and Bolts: What Are the Components of Capacity ( See Quick VIDEO )
Chapter 3: Financial Elder Abuse: How You Can Fight the Crime of the Century ( See Quick VIDEO )
Chapter 4: Tough Talk: Communication Challenges With Aging Clients ( See Quick VIDEO )
Chapter 5: Your Client’s Family: An Open Book or Pandora’s Box? ( See Quick VIDEO )
Chapter 6: Pre-emptive Strike: Hit The Aging Client Problem Before It Hits You ( See Quick VIDEO )
Chapter 7: Elephant in the Room: Advisors Themselves With Diminished Capacity ( See Quick VIDEO )
Chapter 8: Wrap-Up: Take Action Now ( See Quick VIDEO )
The Family Guide to Aging Parents
Answers to your legal, financial and healthcare questions.
The Family Guide to Aging Parents is a helpful and practical resource for family caregivers and professionals. Written by an experienced geriatric nurse and elder-law attorney, it offers useful health care and legal information and I recommend it for students, professionals and the many families grappling with these challenging issues.
— Gary Small, M.D., Author, Professor of Psychiatry and Aging, Director of the Longevity Center at UCLA
Carolyn Rosenblatt wrote this book after seeing so many families in so much pain because they simply had no one to tell them their legal rights and responsibilities with aging parents or what to do with difficult parents. If you don’t have anyone trustworthy to explain your rights and duties to you in a simple, easy to understand way, this book is for you. If are worried about family fights about care of aging parents, money and sharing the burden, the valuable information contained in this book is required for anyone who wants to free themselves from these stresses. And you will feel totally calm, relaxed and confident about what lies ahead, knowing that you have the crucial knowledge you need to handle difficult situations with aging parents.
- Being able to competently choose a home care worker, assisted living, or nursing home, knowing he pros and cons
- Being able to find just the right words to approach your aging parents with the conversations you need about finances
- Knowing how talk to your aging loved ones about giving up driving when the time comes
- Being able to plan ahead for an aging parent who is running out of money and taking advantage of all benefits available to them
- Understanding how to get past your aging parents’ resistance about getting help, using a successful approach
- Knowing how to best protect your aging loved ones from financial predators
Carolyn Rosenblatt has written a crucial guidebook for the millions of Americans who are dealing with the unfamiliar challenge of helping aging parents live safely and with dignity.
— Janet Novack, Personal Finance Editor & Washington Bureau Chief of Forbes Media
Carolyn L. Rosenblatt, RN, Attorney, Mediator personally cared for thousands of older clients in her nursing career. She represented hundreds of individuals as a lawyer with a combined forty-five years in her professions. Her compassionate perspective on elders informs her writing throughout this book. She is a strong promoter of the safety, protection, and quality of life of seniors. She wants the reader to get immediate benefit from the lessons learned over the years in working with many families at AgingParents.com, which she founded with her psychologist husband, Dr. Mikol Davis. They also founded AgingInvestor.com, for education about elder abuse prevention.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: What You Need to Know About Finances and Aging Loved Ones
Chapter 2: The Path to Peace in Family Arguments About Aging Parents
Chapter 3: Aging Parents and Giving up Driving
Chapter 4: Five Things You Need to Know About Caring for Aging Parents from a Distance
Chapter 5: Will You Need to Help Your Aging Parents Financially?
Chapter 6: Taking Your Aging Parent Into Your Home
Chapter 7: How to Choose a Home Care Worker
Chapter 8: Should Your Loved One Go into Assisted Living? Chapter 9: How to Choose a Nursing Home
Chapter 10: Protecting Our Aging Parents From Abuse
Working With Aging Clients
A Guide for Legal, Business, and Financial Professionals
It does not matter what specialty we have or what market we work in, nor whether we are lawyers, business advisors, financial professionals or others. We are now facing or will soon be facing a rising tide of aging folks among us.
- myths and stereotypes about aging;
- difficulties working with aging clients;
- common elder-specific issues;
- communication with elders;
- family conflicts regarding elders; and
- resolution techniques that can help keep issues with aging clients from escalating
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Myths and Stereotypes About Aging
Chapter 2: Challenges in Working With Elders
Chapter 3: Common Elder-Specific Issues
Chapter 4: Communication With Elders
Chapter 5: Elders and Family Conflicts
Chapter 6: Using Mediation for Family Disputes About Elders
Chapter 7: Resources