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I need an emergency one my aunt is 96 and is in failing health. My Aunt lives in a nuring home and if she has a heart attack they would revive any means necessary she is 96 i dont know what to do please give me ideas.

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Ps. I say this because you don't necessarily have to have guardianship which can save you time and money. Ifs there's a POA then you need to contact them if known. If not, I'd go with the advice from conversation project.
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It's theconversationproject. Don't leave out "the"!
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Go to website conversationproject and starter kit. Here you will be able to learn more info quickly and download documents such as AMD by state. You may have to get hospital notary to help you at aunts bedside to sign....assunpming she is competent and doctor or nurse is there to witness.

This is an excellent resource I learned about from doctor radio a week ago.

Good luck.
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Is your aunt competent enough to sign you as her Durable Power of Attorney and Health Care Power of Attorney? If so, I would get an attorney to assist me.

If not, then you may still need to contact an Elder Care attorney in regard to filing with the court to be appointed her guardian. In my state, there is a provision for an emergency order, if you have grounds. They schedule the matter to be heard within a few days and you can explain to the court why it's so urgent. It's a huge responsibility and very time consuming. Even if they are in a nursing home, there is always something to be doing when you have a loved one who is infirmed and you are in charge. I would learn what is required of you before hand.

Who has been making decisions on her behalf so far?
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So your aunt isn't a "Do Not Resuscitate?"

You need an elder law attorney. Your aunt would have to agree that she doesn't want to be resuscitated and sign that form (an Advanced Directive) and then you could move on to guardianship.
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