When caring for someone with dementia, it can be heartbreaking to see the symptoms of this cognitive disease to wear down your family member. Dementia gradually takes their mental capabilities such as their memory and ability to communicate which ultimately will affect their physical abilities.
May is the celebration month of National Elder Law Month! Originating in 1963, National Elder Law Month stemmed from President John F. Kennedy issuing Proclamation 3527. He declared the month of May “Senior Citizens Month,” proclaiming that all “informal and educational means should be used”
After receiving a devastating diagnosis of dementia, you may be overwhelmed with confusion on what next steps to take. Many are quick to evaluate their medical options, but oftentimes the legal considerations are overlooked. Nevertheless, legal planning allows for stability in a time of uncertainty.