What can be done for a patient with dementia?

Answer Caring for a person with dementia is difficult because of his inability to no longer understand how to perform certain tasks. Dementia patients often slowly lose their ability to remember how to do... Read More »

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Do you need conservatorship with a dementia patient if you have a power of attorney?

A person must be capable to grant power of attorney for his financial and/or medical affairs to another. If this power is designated durable, it continues if the principal becomes incapacitated and... Read More »

How to Place a Dementia Patient in Long-Term Care?

A family member with dementia can be a heartbreaking situation. A diagnosis of dementia alters the lives of each family member, including the patient and her loved ones. During the early stages of ... Read More »

If an Insurance Company pays for services rendered by Doctors Office yet does not post and cash check until after patient has moved on to a new plan is patient still responsible for original payment?

Answer little unclear on who received funds they didn't post or cash, (doc's office has an ins. co. check?) but i believe the answer is this:if you signed forms in a doctor's office that said you a... Read More »

EMI and Dementia?

Dementia and other elderly mental infirmities--EMIs--afflict over 30 million people worldwide, according to the Alzheimer's Disease International Organization, which predicts this number will grow ... Read More »