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Legal and estate planning means creating documents for powers of attorney, a living will, a will, or a trust. In a perfect world, these documents are drafted years before the need. Life is imperfect. Stuff happens. Who will show up if something happens to you? Learn reasons why waiting to appoint an agent or advocate can be shockingly problematic.
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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 la...Free Professional Library - Click Here to Read
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 serve the estate planning needs of your clients? The amazing outspoken, no longer politically correct, older adul...Free Professional Library - Click Here to 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 rul...Free Professional Library - Click Here to 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 possessi...Free Professional Library - Click Here to Read
Certified guardian and family guardian are terms that continue to be in the news. A recent Netflix movie, "I Care a Lot" paints a nightmarish picture of the guardianship system in the United States. While guardianship abuse does happen, collusion between attorneys, healthcare providers, famil...Free Professional Library - Click Here to Read
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...Free Professional Library - Click Here to Read
Living Wills and Estate Planning: What Are You Waiting For? Ventilators, feeding tubes, and life-extending measures. Have you documented your wishes? Don't find yourselves in the positions of many of the clients and the patients you serve. Complete your documents today. Watch More Videos on ...Free Professional Library - Click Here to Watch
Ethics in Professional Care Relationships Workplace ethics means knowing the difference between doing right and wrong. If you work in a caring profession the lines can get blurred. Maintaining your character and ethics may be difficult in work or client situations that may be considered temptin...Free Professional Library - Click Here to Watch
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