Thank you to Town resident and attorney, Pamela Martini for speaking to us last Friday about Advance Directives and Estate Planning! Here is the link to Pamela’s PowerPoint that she used during the Virtual Town Hall: Advance Directives & Estate Planning.

Below you will find timestamps from the recording (Listen to the recording here Access Password: N9+725^B) so you can follow along slide-by-slide.

Intro: 00:15:43
Heath care Decisions 00:17:11
-Picking a person to make your healthcare and estate decisions 00:18:43
-Health Care Proxy 00:19:14
-Designation of Health Care Surrogate 00:22:02
-Living Will 00:24:40
*Living Will vs DNR 00:25:48
-Five Wishes 00:27:19
Financial Decisions 00:28:15
-Durable Power of Attorney 00:29:30
-Living Trust 00:32:31
-Less Desirable Options (Joint Ownership, Convenience Accounts, & Guardianship) 00:33:27
Remote Notarization 00:34:46
Other Documents to Consider 00:36:05
-Where Should You Keep Your Documents? 00:37:47
Wills 00:39:07
-When a Will is Critical 00:40:04
-Wills and Probate 00:41:29
Steps to Take NOW to Assist Your Family in the Event of Your Hospitalization or Other Incapacitation 00:41:45