During a Silver Alert, law enforcement agencies will alert the public with information that is vital or necessary in helping to find the missing individual. This may include a picture, vehicle description, last known location, and illness or impairment.
When the time comes to execute the documents needed to allow a family member to take over the decisions of an elderly person, it is often too late because the elderly person no longer has capacity to sign the documents.
Markets driven by the consumerism of the baby boom generation are changing senior living, and there are more options available than ever before. Medical and technological advancements and a shift to a more customized, individual lifestyle preference are leading the way...
I've written before about fraud that targets the elderly. But one thing I didn't mention then is that Elder Financial Abuse - the use of funds belonging to elderly persons for self-benefit can create problems securing Medicaid benefits.