An older parent or relative seems to be increasingly forgetful. They remember to take the frying pan off the stove top but neglect to turn off the gas burner. They firmly believe that someone no longer in office is the president. Is such a person competent to sign legal documents? To run a corporation? To make medical decisions?
Reiter, E. & Pollack, D. (2022, March 16). Does having dementia mean your loved one is incompetent?, Texas Lawyer, https://www.law.com/texaslawyer/2022/03/16/does-having-dementia-mean-your-loved-one-is-incompetent/?slreturn=20220217111942 .
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