Difficult Conversations Related to Aging and Death
What Kinds of Issues Can Be Mediated?
Mediation is appropriate for discussing issues when there is an aging family member:
For information on how the mediation process works, please click here to read Your Family Matters: Communicate Before It's Too Late.
- Parent/child relationships
- Sibling relationships
- Blended family relationships
- Aging in place
- Choice of residence
- Long-term care decisions
- Care-provider issues
- Fiduciary roles and designations
- Advanced medical directives
- Distribution of assets
- Concerns about competency
- Absence of advanced medical directive or will
What Documents Do Mediators Prepare?
- If requested by the parties, the Mediator will prepare a Memorandum of Understanding of Agreements reached during the mediation session.
- If requested by the parties, the Mediator will draft a Memorandum of Progress to remind the participants of matters discussed during mediation session.
Presentation Available to Communities, Organizations and Groups:
Communicate Before It's Too Late:Your Family Matters!
This presentation addresses the challenges of family dynamics and how to communicate successfully by
- presenting skills for communicating about important decisions such as medical treatment, health and safety issues, finances, and distribution of property while preserving family relationships
- demonstrating through role play the mediation process to understand when having a third party mediator can be helpful.
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