On April 17, 2020, Care.com published an article entitled, “What
experts say parents should prepare now in case you get sick with COVID-19.”
The article’s author, Maressa Brown, discussed how the global pandemic
is a wake-up call for parents to properly prepare for their children’s
physical and financial care in the event of sickness or death.
“According to a tracking poll by Kaiser Family Foundation, conducted
March 25 to 30, 73% of parents say their lives have been disrupted by
the crisis, and 53% of Americans are worried that they or a family member
will get sick from the novel coronavirus,” writes Brown.
In the article, Brown discussed the basics for planning the best care for
one’s child in case a parent gets sick, and the “financial
to-dos” for sick parents to tackle now. For the latter, Brown reached
out to Wendy Samuelson, Esq. for advice on which legal documents parents
should have in order. To read the full Care.com article, click