People in the U.S. are fortunate to have a longer average life expectancy than people in most other countries. Living longer, however, comes at a price. It often means spending more time battling the aging process and increases the odds of needing a caregiver or nursing home. If you find yourself headed toward the need for a caregiver, your initial preference is probably to have a family caregiver take care of you at home. While this is certainly understandable, the Grand Forks elder law … [Read more...] about Is a Family Caregiver Your Best Option?
Watching a parent’s physical and/or mental health deteriorate as they age can be extremely difficult for an adult child. As much as you may want to preserve your parent’s independence, there may come a point at which you believe you need to step in and petition for guardianship to protect your parent. During the guardianship process, the court will likely assign a Guardian Ad Litem. For those who are unfamiliar with the concept, a Grand Forks elder law attorney at German Law Group explains the … [Read more...] about What Does a Guardian Ad Litem Do In a Guardianship Proceeding?
If you are an adult child, one of the most painful moments in your lifetime will be when you realize your mother or father is no longer able to safely care for himself/herself. Whether the cause is physical injury, Alzheimer’s, or the natural aging process, the result is the same. It may be time to consider guardianship. If you have never been a guardian before, you probably know very little about the guardianship process. Given the highly personal nature of the guardianship process, no two … [Read more...] about The Guardianship Process
What is a Guardianship in Minnesota? from Raymond German If the court was convinced, a guardian would be appointed to act on behalf of the incapacitated adult. Learn more about Guardianship in Minnesota in this presentation. … [Read more...] about What is a Guardianship in Minnesota?
Alzheimer's disease is the leading cause of mental incapacitation among seniors in the United States. According to statistics provided by the Alzheimer's Association, one out of every eight seniors is an Alzheimer's sufferer. Topics covered in this report include: Alzheimer's Disease Adult Guardianship Preventing a Guardianship Click here to read the whole article or download the PDF. … [Read more...] about Free Report: What is a Guardianship in Minnesota?