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
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
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.
Dementia Friendly Legal Services
ACT on Alzheimer’s
A guide for people with dementia who experience a progressive decline in decision-making and personal independence. Discussions about financial matters and long-term care early in the disease process help ensure that wishes are honored.
By: Administration for Community Living
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
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
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.
Preventing Elder Financial Abuse
by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
This is a guide for family and friends of people living in nursing homes and assisted living communities. This will walk you through four keys steps to help protect friends and family members from financial abuse.