It can be an unthinkable outcome for many families, however, there may come a time when you or a senior loved one becomes unable to participate in meaningful decision-making — particularly regarding health care, finances, and other aspects of their lives.
for adult Guardianship senior
This leaves them vulnerable to physical problems. If you have a loved one that is not able to care for themselves, you may need to consider appointing a guardian to help them make decisions. State laws vary, and in most places the court records are sealed. Fact Sheets are for information only and not intended to replace legal advice.
Petition the Court
You are leaving AARP. The guardian will receive a letter of guardianship that they will use to show third parties that they have the right to information and decision making for the respondent.