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Technology

Planning for Passwords and Other Digital Assets

Eva Kripke held a power of attorney for her husband, who had been diagnosed with Lewy body dementia, a disease affecting cognition, movement, and emotions. She man- aged his online bank account with Bank of America for several years until she was informed that she had the wrong password. Although she was able to answer a series of questions on the site, including her husband’s Social Security number, she could not answer questions about the numbers on his Bank of America credit card—which she had cut up because her husband could no longer use it.