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Legal Issues Relating to Dementia

Aging.gov

Source: U.S. Deaprtment of Health & Human Services

Description:

New portal to help older adults find information about healthy lifestyles, planning for retirement, and knowing the options for health care and long-term care.


Eldercare Locator

Source: U.S. Administration on Aging

Description:

The first step to finding resources for older adults in any U.S. community.


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.


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