Just as Wills are important, so are Lasting Powers of Attorney.
They help your loved ones help you in your hour of need. There are two types, a Financial decisions Lasting Power of Attorney and a Health and Welfare decisions Lasting Power of Attorney. Your loved ones can use them, for example if you have an accident. This can happen to anyone at any stage in life. Other examples are if you suffer from a stroke, a heart attack or lose mental capacity because of an unforeseen reason. Do not neglect your affairs, have a Lasting Power of Attorney in place.