ARTICLES / Caregiver / Family
The most loving gift a person can
give to one’s family is to put your affairs in order
before a disaster or medical emergency. To assist in
providing that gift, Today’s Caregiver has compiled the
following list. The information and documents you should
All bank accounts, account numbers and types of accounts
and the location of banks.
Insurance Company, policy number, beneficiary as stated
on the policies and type of insurance (health, life,
long term care, automobile, etc).
Deed and titles to ALL property.
Loan/lien information, who holds them and if there are
any death provisions.
Social Security and Medicare numbers.
Military history, affiliations and papers (including
Up-to-date will in a safe place (inform family where the
Will is located).
Living Will or other Advanced Directive appropriate to
your state of residence.
Durable Power of Attorney.
Instructions for funeral
services and burial (if arrangements have been
secured, name and location of funeral home.)