Estate planners can help protect their aging clients

04/15/2010 | Financial Planning

People become increasingly vulnerable to exploitation as they age, with about half of those over 85 experiencing some type of cognitive impairment. For financial planners, there are immediate steps to take to protect their clients financially as well as personally. For example, aging clients should sign a durable power of attorney, designating an agent to make financial and legal decisions on their behalf. Financial planners, however, can go further to help their clients, according to this article.

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