When emergency responders treat an incapacitated person, they often lack documentation on the patient’s wishes for resuscitation, power of attorney and end-of-life care.
Did you know that 64 percent of Americans lack a will and have not done any estate planning? Register today to attend one of our Legal Issues As You Age sessions to help you prepare for your future.
We have already reached week 6 of the 2018 South Dakota legislative session but we can’t let up yet! Some of our most important work happens in the final weeks of session.
AARP South Dakota advocates will hit the ground running Jan. 9, when the legislature convenes for a session that lasts only eight weeks. AARP staff and volunteers will be in Pierre throughout the session, holding lawmakers accountable on issues that affect constituents age 50-plus.
Family visits during the holidays are a prime time to make sure aging relatives are managing all right on their own. For an estimated 282,000 family caregivers in West Virginia, this can be challenging, as they consider how to help loved ones continue to live at home.
Learn more about the Power of Attorney law and your rights, and the rights of someone entrusted to your care at a free symposium on Friday, Oct. 27, at the Busbee Center at Gwinnett Technical College.
Many family caregivers manage money or property when a loved one cannot. AARP Texas and the advocacy group Texas Appleseed have released a tool kit that can help caregivers safeguard their relatives’ assets and avoid unintended conflicts of interest.
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