Families coping with the financial strain of COVID-19 have found themselves discussing readjustments in home life. As a result of the economic impact, adult children are moving back in with their parents. In 2008 when the housing market and economy collapsed and children moved back in with their parents, cases of elder abuse soared.
Due to the increased risk for similar trends, the National Center on Elder Abuse created a blueprint to help keep families together during COVID-19.
This free checklist gets you started by engaging in thoughtful conversations in the beginning (before adult children move in) to avoid awkward conversations later.
Get your copy here: Keeping Family Together During COVID-19: A Checklist
Elder law attorney, Terry Garrett, is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is an Approved Guardianship Attorney. She assists people in elder law, estate and special needs planning, guardianship and settling estates. She graduated with honors from Cornell University. She was on the Dean’s List at Wharton Business School. She earned her J.D. at Columbia Law School, receiving the Parker Award and a Mellon Fellowship.