Guardian Ad Litem vs. Attorney for the Ward

Guardian Ad Litem vs. Attorney for the Ward

There remain serious misunderstandings over the differences between a guardian ad litem and an attorney representing the prospective ward. The role of the guardian ad litem is poorly not defined under Indiana law, which states only that “the court shall appoint a guardian ad litem to represent the interests of the alleged incapacitated person…” I.C. […]

The Costs of Antipsychotics

The Costs of Antipsychotics

There are lots of problems with the use of popular antipsychotics with nursing home residents. No medications have been approved by the FDA for behavioral symptoms of dementia. “Off-label” prescriptions of antipsychotics are common, however, with up to 60% of nursing home patients with dementia prescribed such drugs. And certainly most doctors would say that […]