As our overall population ages and demographics change, unique problems are arising. For example, who will help seniors with decision-making if their spouse is deceased and they have no close friends or family? Estate planning is particularly important for single people, who may not have a parent, partner, or other designed person to advocate on their behalf.
A good attorney can provide guidance as well as advocacy. If you’re interested in particular issues that face solo seniors, please see this article from our friend Tereina.