2020 Alzheimer Europe Report: Legal capacity and decision making: The ethical implications of lack of legal capacity on the lives of people with dementia.

By: Alzheimer Europe

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This ethics report leads us through subtle, complex and complicated issues of legal capacity and decision making of people living with dementia, and considers the ethical implications of lack of legal capacity on their lives.

Dementia in Europe Yearbook 2016: Decision making and legal capacity in dementia

By: Alzheimer Europe

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The 2016 Dementia in Europe Yearbook provides an overview of how legislation regulates the issue of legal capacity in questions such as contractual capacity, testamentary capacity, criminal responsibility, civil responsibility, marriage and voting.

Financial Planning

By: Administration for Community Living

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Dementia can make it harder to understand things and communicate with others. When your doctor tells you that you have dementia, it is important to plan where you want to live, what care you want, and how you want your money taken care of.

Legal and Financial Planning for People Living With Dementia

By: National Institute of Aging

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Find out when and how to start making legal and financial plans for some with dementia. Advance directives, wills, and other terms are discussed.

Legal Plans: Considerations For Helping A Person Living With Dementia Plan For The Future

By: Alzheimer’s Association

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A brochure about legal plans that are especially vital for a person diagnosed with dementia. The sooner these plans are put in place, the more likely it is that the person living with dementia will be able to participate in the process.