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Alternatives to Guardianship

Guardianship and Alternatives: A Guide to Personal, Health Care and Financial Management Options
Source: The Center for Social Gerontology - for purchase
Content Type: Website
Links to brochures, studies, newspaper articles and other resources on alternatives to guardianship.

Guardianship and Alternatives: A Guide to Personal, Health Care and Financial Management Options, 1995
Source: The Center for Social Gerontology - for purchase
Content Type: Manual for purchase
230 pages in 3-ring binder.

Elder Mediation
Source: The Center for Social Gerontology - for purchase
Content Type: Web page with multiple links
Links to a variety of resources on elder mediation.

Elder Mediation Annotated Resource Library
Source: The Center for Social Gerontology
Content Type: Bibliography
A comprehensive annotated bibliography on existing resources on elder mediation (2008).

For More Information

More information on this topic might be found in the following areas of the Legal Issues library:
Elder Mediation
Financial Exploitation