How You Can Protect Your Retirement Against Cognitive Decline

If your memory fades, you’ll need someone to help you, so choose wisely.

Many seniors ensure that they have a durable medical power of attorney to carry out their wishes if they cannot direct health care providers. However, only 39% have given any kind of power of attorney to protect their money. While we’ve all heard horror stories about people committing fraud or making substantial financial mistakes due to cognitive decline, many of us believe it will not happen to us. But you never know, so it’s always a good idea to be prepared.