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Legal and estate planning deliver powers of attorney, living wills, wills and trusts. In a perfect world power of attorney documents are drafted years before the need. Life is imperfect. Stuff happens. If you are seriously injured, what life sustaining treatment do you want? If you are a power of attorney do you understand showing up at the hospital emergency room isn’t optional. Are you prepared to make the hard decision to turn off life support? Is appointing a family member the best choice for power of attorney, guardian or conservator? How will family conflict affect estate planning?
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Older adults with offensive behaviors may have a diagnosis of BVFTD, behavioral variant frontal temporal dementia, or schizophrenia. Do you have the skill to tell the difference and to serve the estate planning needs of your clients?The amazing outspoken, no longer politically correct, older adult wFree Professional Library - Read
Are Alzheimer's GPS devices considered a safety measure to protect from the risks of wandering or an invasion of privacy? Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor announced a diagnosis of dementia on October 23, 2018. I wonder, now that she is diagnosed with dementia, how might she rule onFree Professional Library - Read
Elder Law and Probate Attorneys: Fiduciary Representation When Health Professionals Caring for Older Adults Cross Boundaries
Health professionals in all specialties become overly attached to clients visiting their practices, living in care communities, or those visited in private homes. Relationships of care, between the health professional and the older adult, become personal. The older adult is viewed as a possession byFree Professional Library - Read
Estate planning, elder law, and probate are legal specialties with the responsibility of evaluating mental capacity to create plans that will avoid contested litigation by family members. While creating estate plans may seem straightforward, pitfalls exist. Attorneys new to the specialty or law firmFree Professional Library - Read
Professional Guardianship Standards Series Two: Service Providers, Service Plan Development, and Monitoring
Almost anyone can be a professional guardian. Are the results the same from guardian to guardian or is there a difference between professional guardians who commit to implement the standards of membership organizations? How might wards benefit from guardians whose actions support a higher standaFree Professional Library - Read
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