Conclusions: If you believe that your parent is in need of guardianship, you will need to get a physician’s certificate or a doctor’s letter from a medical professional. Following the filing of an application, the court will continue through its usual guardianship processes to decide whether or not you are qualified to serve as a guardian.
In the United States, approximately 28 percent (14.7 million) of community-dwelling older persons live alone, with older males accounting for 21 percent and older women accounting for 34 percent. The proportion of persons who live alone grows with age (for example, among women under the age of 75, almost 44 percent live alone). How many […]
Changes in the body that occur as you get older might increase the likelihood of developing geriatric urine incontinence. According to the Urology Care Foundation, one out of every two women over the age of 65 may develop bladder leakage at some point in their lives. It can be brought on by normal aging, unhealthy […]