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10 Ways Alzheimer's Affects Legal Issues

Fellow blogger  on OurAlzheimer's, Christine Kennard, wrote an excellent post on Alzheimer's and legal documents. I want to pass it on to you here:

"How do caregivers take over the administration of estates and care for people who seem unable to look after themselves and their financial affairs? In this Sharepost I look at how Alzheimer's can affect judgement, their capacity to make decisions and their competency. It is important that caregivers help to protect the legal and human rights of someone with a progressive form of dementia like Alzheimer's at the same time as implementing any healthcare plan they may need.

1. There are two words that will be used and which are important to know about; they are capacity and competency."

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