It’s not a happy thought, but what if you had a stroke and were incapacitated for weeks? Who would pay your bills or make health decisions for you? No one without court intervention if you haven’t take the steps to give the person of your choice permission to speak for you.
You can learn what documents you need in the event of death or incapacity at our last Know Your Dough session Monday, April 8. The free workshop, “Getting Old is Not for Sissies™” will be conducted by Mitchell Payne of Warner, Payne and Black beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the York County Library on Black Street in downtown Rock Hill.
Participants will learn why a will is important and when to appoint power of attorney and a healthcare power of attorney.
Payne is a founding member of the Carolina’s Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, a charter member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners, and a member of the elder law committee for the South Carolina Bar.
Handouts will be provided and books on the topic will be available for checkout. Register here.
This is the final workshop of “Know Your Dough: Inspiring Financial Freedom,” an eight-month series conducted free by the library and Family Trust Federal Credit Union.