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LegalSign-contract-ThinkstockPhotos-452421227In my view, everyone over the age of 18 ought to have appropriate health care and financial documents that will assign a trusted person to speak for them should they, for whatever reason, be unable to speak for themselves. But most people wait until they're well into middle age before taking care of this important legal work. For those who die young, or are disabled because of an unexpected event...

Continue reading on HealthCentral for some examples of what can happen when legal papers aren't put in place:

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