Think Before You Sign: Misuse of Powers of Attorney for Personal Care

Seniors are often advised to sign a power of attorney for personal care so they can choose who will make personal care decisions for them if they become incapable. This article from the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE) Winter 2014 newsletter, looks at ways that powers of attorney for personal care (POAPC) can been misused to restrict the freedom of seniors to make or participate in decisions.