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Vermont Ethics Network

The Vermont Ethics Network website contains information and resources on advance directives, health care decision making, and current topics related to health care ethics, end-of-life care, palliative care and pain management....

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12Nov 2015
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What is NAPSA?

The National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA) is a national non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization with members in all fifty states.  Formed in 1989, the goal of NAPSA is to provide Adult Protective Services (APS) programs a forum for sharing information, solving problems, and improving the quality of services for...

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FAST of America

Victoria (Tori) Lloyd, Esq. has spent years fighting against financial or property thefts of vulnerable adults as an investigator for Adult Protective Services in Vermont. In 2011, she created the Financial Abuse Specialest Team of Vermont to bring together public and private stakeholders to prevent and mitigate financial exploitation. Through...

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12Nov 2015

What is Care Advocacy?

Health advocacy encompasses direct service to the individual or family as well as activities that promote health and access to health care in communities and the larger public. Advocates support and promote the rights of the patient in the health care arena, help build capacity to improve community health and enhance health policy initiatives focused on available, safe and quality care....

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11Nov 2015

Division of Disability and Aging Services

A guardian is a person with the legal responsibility to protect the well-being and rights of another. A guardian also has authority to make certain legal decisions for the person. Parents are deemed to be the guardians of their biological children under age 18. A parent who adopts a child becomes...

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Athena Advocacy offers comprehensive services with individual attention.

We offer professional fiduciary, guardianship and care advocacy services. Clients receive comprehensive care and attention to meet their and their family’s specific needs. Athena Advocacy was born out of the need to provide high-quality services that are affordable and offered by a neutral trustworthy third-party.