Conservator

An individual or public or private agency appointed by a court to provide legal representation for an individual who can no longer manage his or her own affairs.

More Common Terms

  • Post-acute Care Care provided to an individual after a hospital stay and is often related to that stay.
  • Living Will A legal document that describes individuals' wishes and preferences about lifesaving medical treatments should they not be able to communicate their wishes directly.
  • Elder Abuse The situation where an older adult has been abused, neglected or exploited.

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