The stress that caregivers experience has been well-documented. Often, people are placed in a position where they're caring for elderly parents while also raising their own children. Sometimes, an elderly person has to take care of an ill or disabled spouse. It can be overwhelming. Caregivers often feel like they have no lives of their own.
Technology is king in this day and age. This also means your finances and estate are likely tied into technology. You might not have considered this when you started thinking about estate planning.
Living with the knowledge that you have Alzheimer's or other type of dementia or caring for someone who does can be frightening, overwhelming and depressing. Alzheimer's been referred to as the "long goodbye" because people often slowly lose cognitive functions and the ability to recognize loved ones over an extended period.