Power of Attorney
A legal document granting someone the right to make decisions for another. In the case of an elder, the document may relate to both financial and health care decisions.
More Common Terms
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- AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) A nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for those aged 50 and older. AARP provides information, benefits, advocacy and services for its members.
- Meals on Wheels A volunteer organization that provides routine nutritious meal delivery for homebound older adults unable to provide meals for themselves. Also known as mobile meals.