Court guardianship proceedings are designed to determine the need for a guardian. Mediation may be used to rather substitute voluntary services by allowing interested parties to offer suggestions for appropriate care. Grant discusses which cases may be appropriate or inappropriate for mediation and outlines a suggested mediation process. The advantages of maintaining greater autonomy and independence for the elderly are elaborated.
Marquette Elder's Advisor: Vol. 1
, Article 7.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.marquette.edu/elders/vol1/iss2/7