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Jodi Argentino and Candace Dellacona’s Sandwich Generation Podcast Episode 7 Now Available
Episode 7 of “The Sandwich Generation Survival Guide: Caring for Your Children, Your Parents, and Yourself” podcast is now available. In this episode titled “The Blind Side of Guardianships,” Candace Dellacona and Jodi Argentino delve into the complex topics of guardianships and conservatorships. The hosts discuss these topics in the context of two high-profile cases: Michael Oher and Britney Spears.
Candace and Jodi explain the legal distinctions between adoption, guardianship and conservatorship as they highlight the importance of understanding these legal processes, especially in cases involving individuals with mental health or capacity issues.
The discussion emphasizes the need for advanced planning, such as setting up power of attorney and healthcare proxies, to avoid resorting to guardianships. The episode also addresses the recent legal changes inspired by the Britney Spears case, aiming to protect individuals’ rights in healthcare decisions.
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