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Guardians and Conservators

Consumer's Toolkit for Health Care Advance Planning

Source: American Bar Association


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


"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


Legal matters that should be discussed when a person has Alzheimer's disease or is otherwise incapacitated.

National Legal Resource Center

Source: U.S. Administration on Aging


Providing legal support to the aging advocacy network; focus includes elder abuse, housing, legal capacity

Planning Ahead

Source: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization


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

Protective Proceedings: Guardianships and Conservatorships

Source: Family Caregiver Alliance


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

What is Guardianship?

Source: National Guardianship Association


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

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