A new NIA guest post on the USA.gov blog describes how to plan ahead before a medical emergency: "No one ever plans to be sick or disabled. But being prepared for all kinds of health situations can make all the difference in an emergency." Linking to NIA publications, the post describes how to gather important papers and give consent for advance directives. It also outlines legal and financial considerations when someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and where to get more help.
Read the full blog post: Plan Ahead for Legal, Financial, and Medical Needs Before an Emergency 
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