Here's a great article from Stephanie Morrow with LegalZoom, which lists seven things you can do to helphttp://www.legalzoom.com/money-matters/personal-finance/7-ways-help-aging. These seven things include:
1) Be respectful.
2) Organize essential financial documents.
3) Make lists of financial activities.
4) Organize estate planning documents.
5) Create durable and health care powers of attorney.
6) Involve a financial expert.
7) Look out for red flags.