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Elder Mediation

Difficult Conversations Related to Aging and Death


What Kinds of Issues Can Be Mediated?

Mediation is appropriate for discussing issues when there is an aging family member:

  • Parent/child relationships
  • Sibling relationships
  • Blended family relationships
  • Aging in place
  • Choice of residence
  • Long-term care decisions
  • Care-provider issues
  • Fiduciary roles and designations
  • Advanced medical directives
  • Distribution of assets
  • Concerns about competency
  • Absence of advanced medical directive or will

For information on how the mediation process works, please click here to read Your Family Matters: Communicate Before It's Too Late.

What Documents Do Mediators Prepare?

  • If requested by the parties, the Mediator will prepare a Memorandum of Understanding of Agreements reached  during the mediation session.
  • If requested by the parties, the Mediator will draft a Memorandum of Progress to remind the participants of matters discussed during mediation session.

Presentation Available to Communities, Organizations and Groups:

Communicate Before It's Too Late:Your Family Matters!

This presentation addresses the challenges of family dynamics and how to communicate successfully by
  • presenting skills for communicating about important decisions such as medical treatment, health and safety issues, finances, and distribution of property while preserving family relationships

  • demonstrating through role play the mediation process to understand when having a third party mediator can be helpful.


Call (303) 415-2042 for a free initial consultation.

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