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Legal Issues Relating to Dementia

Guide for Healthcare Proxies

Source: American Bar Association

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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

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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

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


Legal Issues in Planning for Incapacity

Source: Family Caregiver Alliance

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


National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

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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

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


Protective Proceedings: Guardianships and Conservatorships

Source: Family Caregiver Alliance

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