Deciding when a parent needs a guardian is never an easy decision to make. If you fail to step in, however, your parent could be physically injured or financially victimized by unscrupulous individuals who prey on the elderly. For these reasons, it is best to be proactive if you suspect that a parent’s physical or mental health has deteriorated to the point where a guardian may be needed. The average American lives much longer now than was the case a century ago. Living longer, however, doesn’t … [Read more...] about How Do I Know When My Parent Needs A Guardian?
Statistics tell us that one out of every three adults who makes it to the age of 65 will suffer from some type of dementia related disease or condition. If your parent, or other elderly family member, becomes one of these statistics you may find yourself in a difficult position. Stepping in and seeking legal control over your loved one may seem like you are taking away his or her independence; however, failing to step in could lead to tragedy. Knowing what a guardian or conservator in Texas can … [Read more...] about What is a Guardian or Conservator in Texas?