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Idaho Elder Law - Financial Elder Abuse in America Escalates

Grappling with growing financial exploitation of the elderly, state officials are pressing for laws that require financial advisers to report suspected elder fraud to authorities.New laws face resistance from the financial industry, which claims they could result in a massive number of false...

Idaho Elder Law - Make a Plan Now to Deal With Future Incapacity of a Loved One

The Huffington Post says that sometimes holiday gatherings can be a time for family decision making, especially concerning the difficult issue of legal incapacity.The article, "Legal Issues for Concerned Family and Friends of a Possibly Incapacitated Individual," advises that functional...

Idaho Elder Law - Documents for Alzheimer's Patients Need to be Done Now!

Money's recent article, "5 Essential Documents for Protecting a Loved One with Dementia," says that a person with Alzheimer's or any other form of dementia needs someone—either a relative or a trusted friend—who can make important financial and medical decisions in his or her stead. It's...

Idaho Elder Law - Dealing With Dementia During the Holidays

For most of us the holidays are all about activity. Days can be filled with large gatherings of friends and family, parties outside the house, shopping in crowded stores, traffic jams, flashing lights, loud music and loud people, and lots of foods and beverages.When we’re healthy and vibrant...

Idaho Elder Law - Guardianship Abuse a National Disgrace

Guardians are supposed to look after and protect the interests of their wards. Unfortunately, it has become all too common for guardians to take advantage of their wealthy elder wards.The purpose of court appointed guardians is a simple and noble one. When a person is not competent to handle his...
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