Living Will- Legal Planning for Seniors
A legal document that communicates a person's wishes regarding lifesaving medical treatments. The document is often used when the individual can no longer communicate.
Living Will Articles
Advance Care Directives: Preparations for the Unforeseeable Future
An advance directive is a legal document that identifies a person’s health care preferences in the event that they become unable to make decisions for themselves. Advance care planning provides invaluable guidance and peace of mind for family members.7 Comments
The Difference Between POA, Durable POA and a Living Will
Familiarize yourself with the basic elder law documents that seniors and caregivers need. Create a cohesive legal, financial and medical plan that includes a will, advance directives, and powers of attorney (POA).56 Comments
Planning Ahead for Mom and Dad's Elderly Care
Advance care planning can make a critical difference in the lives of your parents as they age. An elder law attorney can help your elderly parents with advance directives, wills, living trusts and power of attorney before they get sick.11 Comments
Hospice Care for Advanced Dementia: When Is It Time?
Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress slowly and unpredictably, which makes it hard for families and even doctors to determine when to bring in hospice. These guidelines can help you decide if a loved one is a candidate for end-of-life care.17 Comments
Living Will Questions
What are questions to ask my mother about her wishes for long-term care as her memory is progressively fading?11 Comments
Will my other siblings and I be contacted if my brother files for guardianship of our parents4 Comments
Does a Florida Nurse Practitioner have the authority to sign a DNRO?2 Comments
My mother has changed her will 5 times in 12 months. What do I do?5 Comments