HELPFUL LINKS

Dementia Diagnosis and Progression

Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. Memory loss is an example. Alzheimer's is the most common type of dementia.

http://www.healthline.com/health/dementia/stages#Overview1

http://www.alz.org/what-is-dementia.asp

Dementia Environment

Doctors Appointment Checklist

http://www.alz.org/national/documents/ED_doc_checklist.pdf

Protection of Elderly

Curatorship versus Administrator versus Power of Attorney

Protecting our vulnerable loved ones within the context of dementia is a challenge as incapacity is a slow process especially as diagnosis with dementia is over a period of time. Loss, extortion and blatent theft occurs as dementia sufferers are not aware of their diminished actions and capabilities.

http://www.robgreen.co.za/2011/08/protecting-elderly-%E2%80%93-power-attorney-curatorship-2/

http://www.health.uct.ac.za/usr/health/psychiatry/GPRefresher/Testamentary_capacity.pdf

http://www.iol.co.za/business/personal-finance/when-someone-must-act-for-you-1856045

http://www.rlattorneys.co.za/services/curatorship/

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