Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month begins on November 1. Alzheimer's Disease is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks," according to the Alzheimer's Association. This disease affects more than 3 million people in the US each year.
When one of our client's grandfathers died, she lost not only her beloved Pop-Pop, she lost much of the rest of her family as well. Why? His lack of succession planning caused a family rift that continues to this day.