An elder lawyer like, The Law Office of Michelangelo Mortellaro P.A., is an attorney who is trained to assist senior citizens or their families. One of the most important aspects of getting older is having essential documents prepared when incapacitation or death occurs. Some of the documents that senior citizens should have prepared while they are physically and mentally healthy include:

  • Last will and testament – make sure that this is current
    • Insurance policies – medical, life, home and vehicle
    • Living will or health care directive – update this occasionally
    • Authorizations to release medical information – vital in an emergency
    • Personal medical history – helps with essential treatments
    • Health care proxy – someone to make important decisions
    • Identification cards – social security, driver’s license an