The legacy we leave is not always money or real estate. Artifacts and collections have a value that goes beyond dollars and cents. The importance of hobbies and collections need to be given special consideration in planning an estate that includes baseball cards, comic books, video games, Beanie Babies, model trains, and Barbie dolls.
Despite the broad availability of professional home care, a vast majority of home care is provided by family members. It can be exhausting work with rarely the opportunity for time off. Splitting shifts with other family members can help, but when the care is provided by a main caregiver, sometimes time away is vital to the health of the caregiver him or herself. Care for the patient in these situations is called “respite care”.
Chances are your next visit with your doctor will be from your own living room. With Covid cautions and scheduling challenges, the practice of visiting with your doctor using a video monitor is becoming more and more common. With a little practice, it will become quite easy, but if you have not had a virtual medical appointment yet, there are a few things that you need to do to prepare.