Austin Regional Clinic provides information for patients and their families who are in need of specific services as their life circumstances change. Older patients may need additional community services or help from other family members to manage health, finances, or other daily activities. Below, you will find resources that can help you or family members with important decisions with regard to such changing times of life.
Advanced Directives: Medical consent forms and medical power of attorney forms from the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.
A Texas Guide to Adult Guardianship: Examines the responsibilities, tasks, and limitations of a guardian and suggests alternatives to guardianship. It covers general aspects of guardianship and provides information specific to Texas. The guide addresses only adult guardianship and does not cover guardianship of minors.
Assisted Living: Services, costs and a review of the pros and cons that can help decision-making.
Myths about Aging: There are many misperceptions on aging. It doesn't equate to a negative quality of life. Getting older can have many positive advantages!
Living with Disabilities
Underweight Health Effects in Elderly
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This content is reviewed periodically and is subject to change as new health information becomes available. The information is intended to inform and educate and is not a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional.