Thursday September 21, 2023
Most people have a basic understanding of Alzheimer’s Disease and the devastating impact it can have on both the sufferer and their family.
As a leading law firm which specialises in Private Client Matters, AFG Law, with offices in both Bolton and Bury, have helped many families with the practical steps that can be put in place to support a family member with the condition.
Anita Boardman from AFG Law explains more:
“Alzheimer’s Disease is a brain disorder that gets progressively worse over time, with side effects ranging from memory loss to a decline in simple social skills.”
According to Alzheimer’s Association, about 1 in 9 people aged 65 and older has Alzheimer’s. That is quite an alarming statistic – and if a family member has become forgetful, you may be wondering about the signs to look out for.
Things which point to the potential that someone may be developing Alzheimer’s Disease are:
So, what can you do?
At this very unsettling time you may feel rather helpless – yet there may be practical things that you can do to help everyone in the long run:
Our lasting power of attorney solicitors can help you decide not only who to appoint as your attorney, but also whether a replacement attorney is necessary and whether multiple attorneys should be appointed jointly or jointly and severally.
We are here to help you and your family so get in touch with one of our team for an initial chat.
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