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Guardians and Conservators

Consumer's Toolkit for Health Care Advance Planning

Source: American Bar Association

Description:

Information and forms for making a health care advance directive (such as a living will or durable power of attorney for health care)


Getting Your Affairs in Order

Source: National Institute on Aging

Description:

"Age Page" gives information about advance planning for financial and healthcare matters in case of future incapacity.


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 Center on Law and Elder Rights

Source: http://ncler.acl.gov

Description:

NCLER provides free case consultation assistance for attorneys and professionals seeking more information to help older adults.


Planning Ahead

Source: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Description:

Explores issues regarding discussing your healthcare wishes with your loved ones and doctor


Protective Proceedings: Guardianships and Conservatorships

Source: Family Caregiver Alliance

Description:

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


What is Guardianship?

Source: National Guardianship Association

Description:

Overview of guardianship/conservatorship role, resources for family and professional guardians.