TAL #028 CATHY SIKORSKI

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TOPICS OF NOTE:

  • How Cathy was a caregiver to seven family members + friends
  • Why Cathy is committed to spreading joy + laughter
  • The costs of preparing before, during, or after a crisis
  • What kind of lawyer + financial planner you need
  • The legal documents ( + two secret documents) you'll want to get ASAP and how they assist the caregiver
  • Why people who aren't rich need an attorney + financial planner
  • Why mom + dad should pay their own way
  • Why Cathy is helping women offset the financial jeopardy they put themselves in by being family caregivers
  • How + why to balance your funds
  • What to do when you are given a "Moon Form" in the hospital
  • Why + when not to pay a medical bill
  • A surprise health issue that requires immediate testing
  • The roles compassion, communication, + touch play for you and the person for whom you care
  • Advice for caregivers AND new mothers

 

QUOTES OF NOTE:

Be kind to you.
— Cathy Sikorski
You have to look at solutions all the time about how to keep yourself financially viable in the face of getting older.
— Cathy Sikorski
If you can go put your head on your pillow at night and say “I loved as best as I could and created a place of love for someone”, there’s nothing better.
— Cathy Sikorski

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