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Legal Issues Relating to Dementia

Guide for Healthcare Proxies

Source: American Bar Association

Description:

Information about serving as a health care representative from the American Bar Association's Commission on Law and Aging


Health Care Representative's Discussion Checklist

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners

Description:

Worksheet lists questions you may want to ask if you are serving as a person's health care representative.


How To Pay and Plan for Alzheimer's Disease

Source: Alzheimers.gov

Description:

Video discusses the need to build a sound financial and legal plan.


Legal Issues in Planning for Incapacity

Source: Family Caregiver Alliance

Description:

Legal matters that should be discussed when a person has Alzheimer's disease or is otherwise incapacitated.


National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Description:

Non-profit association that assists lawyers, bar organizations and others who work with older clients and their families. Site includes "Questions & Answers When Looking For an Elder Law Attorney"


National Legal Resource Center

Source: U.S. Administration on Aging

Description:

Providing legal support to the aging advocacy network; focus includes elder abuse, housing, legal capacity


Protective Proceedings: Guardianships and Conservatorships

Source: Family Caregiver Alliance

Description:

Factsheet about selecting and serving as a person's guardian or conservator


* The resources identified here are for informational purposes only, and do not constitute medical or legal advice. Readers are advised to contact their own medical professionals and legal advisors to determine the applicability of the information contained or referenced here to their individual circumstances.