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Oct
26

Tips for Prevention of Elder Abuse and Self Neglect in Seniors

Elder Abuse and self-neglect can present itself in various ways forms ranging from physical abuse, sexual abuse, psychological abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation.    If you suspect someone may be a victim of elder abuse of self-neglect here are just a few indicators to look for: Rashes, sores, malnourishment, dehydration or inadequate clothing; Refusal to take …

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Aug
22

Should I Petition for Guardianship or Conservatorship and What is really the difference

Many people come to our office confused about the terms Guardian and Conservator so we thought it would be helpful to briefly explain the differences.  Please note that this article refers to Adult guardianship and conservatorship proceedings.  Very different guidelines exist when these issues arise with respect to minors or individuals with developmental disabilities. First, it …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.michigan-elder-law-blog.com/2011/08/should-i-petition-for-guardianship-or-conservatorship-and-what-is-really-the-difference/