Assessing Capacities of Older Adults A Casebook to Guide Difficult Decisionsby Moye, Jennifer
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Table of Contents
Introduction, by Jennifer Moye
Chapter 1. Understanding Legal and Clinical Capacities, by Jennifer Moye and Erica Wood
Part I. Capacities in Diagnostic Contexts
Chapter 2. Evaluating Capacities in Persons With Dementia, by Kyle S. Page and Kathleen C. Matthews
Chapter 3. Evaluating Capacities in Persons With Serious Mental Illness, by Jessica V. Strong, Brian M. Ludwin, and Scott C. Fish
Chapter 4. Evaluating Capacities After Traumatic Brain Injury, by Kristen Triebel, Sean D. Hollis, and Thomas A. Novack
Part II. Capacities in the Setting of Elder Abuse and Exploitation
Chapter 5. Assessment of Financial Exploitation, by Peter A. Lichtenberg
Chapter 6. Assessment of Undue Influence, by Stacey Wood
Chapter 7. Assessment of Independent Living Capacity in the Context of Elder Self-Neglect, by Michelle E. Mlinac and Pamela Steadman-Wood
Chapter 8. Assessment of Testamentary Capacity, by Daniel C. Marson
Part III. Evolving Issues in Assessing Capacities
Chapter 9. Assessment of Sexual Consent Capacity, by Emma Katz, Rachael Spalding, Jarred V. Gallegos, and Barry Edelstein
Chapter 10. Assessment of Capacity in Medical Aid in Dying, by Brian D. Carpenter and C. Caroline Merz
Part IV. Negotiating Challenges With Families and Surrogates
Chapter 11. Working With Surrogates Who May Lack Capacity or Be Unfit, by Kate L. M. Hinrichs and Ronald W. Smith
Chapter 12. Addressing Family Conflicts When Assessing Capacities, by Amy E. Albright, Michelle M. Hilgeman, and Rebecca S. Allen
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