When Should You Consider A Legal Guardianship?

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Having an elderly love one who is mentally incapacitated is difficult to handle  because they cannot manage their own life.  But that is also why Guardianship exists to protect these individuals, allowing others to make the decisions for their best interests.

Guardianship offers protection for seniors against exploitation from scams or sweepstakes.  If the incapacitated person is targeted, then a guardianship might be necessary to help remove rights to any contracts from scammers.

While estate planning an help avoid conflicts within the family if a senior become incapacitated, but without it, then no one is authorized to manage to any of the financial assets.  If that’s the case, then a guardianship might be needed to decide who the manager of the estate.

Finally, a senior who is incapacitated can forget to eat, forget to take their medications, or even cause fire hazard because they left the stove on.  Furthermore, they are refuse any care offered to them. In such cases, then a guardian might need to step in and routinely check on the senior, or set up appropriate course of care, whether it is an in home care or at a facility.

If you are a guardian, or an elder law attorney assisting your client in setting up  senior care help for an incapacitated person, then A-1 Home Care in Altadena should be your choice of your needs.  Our excellent caregivers are are able to provide basic home services in meal preparation, personal care, housecleaning, transportation, and other needs.  Also they specialize in Alzheimer Care, Parkinson CareArthritis CareDiabetic Care, Incontinence Care, Hospice Care, Special Needs Care, and more Senior Care Services.  We cover all the major cities around Altadena, including  Pasadena, Sierra Madre, Arcadia, San Marino, Temple City, Rosemead and other surrounding areas.

Call today for service inquiries, our number is 626-287-0250, or visit www.altadenainhomecare.com for more information. Check out our Facebook as well!

 

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