As a family member ages, there are many issues that can arise that can cause conflict.  Families can use mediation to consider the voice of the older person and interested parties and resolve the differences between them.  

Common issues considered in mediation include:

  • Care directives

  • Caregiver relationships

  • Cognitive decline

  • Decision-making processes

  • Driving and transportation

  • End of life decision making

  • Estate planning

  • Family businesses

  • Family communication

  • Family members' roles and responsibilities

  • Family relationships    

  • Finances

  • General care

  • Grandparenting

  • Guardianship

  • Health care

  • Housing and living arrangements

  • Legacy 

  • Living expenses

  • Medical decisions

  • Mental health

  • Nursing home care

  • Powers of attorney  

  • Property and asset distribution

  • Religious observation  

  • Residential care

  • Respite care

  • Retirement

  • Special needs

  • Wills

We mediate a range of issues that arise from the ageing of a family member.  We can help you identify what needs to be addressed.

Paul Pattison, Managing Director