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Caregiver Shares Disturbing Experience in Handling Parents' Finances

...IMotherDaughern the case of caregiver Marianne Sciucco, author of Blue Hydrangeas, an Alzheimer’s Love Story, the legal documents for her parents were signed in time — barely. Here Marianne tells us about the blessing of thinking ahead. “We met with my parents’ lawyer and drafted a Power of Attorney (POA) for Mom and my stepfather in the nick of time. Just a year later, following a dementia diagnosis, I was forced to put his into action.

View  the sideshow on HealthCentral that tells the story of a daughter and her close call with Powers of Attorney for her parents:

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