Nolo Article: Helping an Elder Make a Power of Attorney

Powers of attorney can bring peace of mind to both elders and their caretakers. Powers of attorney allow elders to empower a trusted person to make decisions about health care and finances on their behalf. Having such powers in place when a loved one loses the ability to make sound financial decisions can be priceless, especially if the person in need of help denies — or is not aware of — worsening physical or mental health. Here is your guide on how to get a power of attorney for elderly parents. To read more click here.