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Subject: Re: Brokers Fight For Right to Screw Customers Date: 6/15/2014 9:07 AM
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We are all so confident now that we will be different in old age, that we shall surely avoid those who prey on the elderly, but I am firmly convinced that for most of us we will become our own worst enemy as we age, and would love to know how I can protect myself from myself.

I'm not sure who the "we" is but I'm not part of it. My strategy was to teach my children well and to give professionals I work with permission to contact my son should they feel I am making questionable decisions. The same son also has a general POA and my health care POA and we've discussed what each of us wants(because I am his health care person as well.)

I went against conventional advice to move to a house with stairs and otherwise work to keep my health and fitness but things can and do happen.
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