When is the Best Time to Pre-Plan Your Funeral?
The best time to begin making your prearrangements is now, while you're thinking about it. While some people in their 40's and 50's may think it's too early to preplan, people who do say that preplanning their funerals gives them added peace of mind knowing they aren't leaving this burden to family members. By taking time now to collect cost information and calmly making choices related to your own funeral arrangements, you'll be protecting your family against the stress of having to make these decisions at a time of extreme emotional stress. This way you can carefully choose specific items you want and need. As you may require assistance from Medicaid for nursing home and medical fees, you may be required to to pre-plan and pre-fund a funeral as part of the spend down requirement.
The Three Common Reasons for Prearranging Funerals:
Today, more individuals and families are making the decision to prearrange their funerals than ever before. Because of the factors such as fewer extended family members living close by, and other changes in our society, planning your own funeral can make a lot of sense. In a recent survey, these were the most common reasons people gave for prearranging their own funerals: