Becoming a Guardian for your Loved One

As people reach their later days, it is normal for them to lose their ability to make rational decisions. It is not uncommon to see the onset of problems such as Dementia and Alzheimer’s in elderly individuals. Because of these problems such as the risk of running into accidents and forgetting to take their medication […]

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When Is Elder Guardianship Necessary?

Most people dealing with loved ones suffering from dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, will reach a point when they know their loved one is no longer able to make safe decisions for themselves. This is the point when appointing a guardian becomes imperative for the family. When someone has legal guardianship, they can make decisions […]

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Legal Guardianship and the Elderly

What is Guardianship? Guardianship is a legal protective proceeding that appoints a person or a public entity to make decisions for a person who is unable to make sound decisions for themselves or manage their own affairs. These proceedings are typically carried out through probate court and effectively remove the rights of the individual, or […]

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Guardianship for Elderly Parents

North Carolina Guardianships for Elderly Parents What do you do when your parents need a guardian appointed? It is not an easy matter to make the decision to have a guardian appointed for your parents. As parents age, they lose abilities, but not usually all at once. It will likely be a gradual decline, and […]

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