This article postulates that mediation may be an effective way for families to make difficult decisions on how to best care and provide for an elderly family member with declining abilities. Bringing all involved family members together and allowing all to be involved in the decision-making process invests each with a responsibility for decisions made from all the options available.
Larsen, Rikk and Thorpe, Crystal
"Elder Mediation: Optimizing Major Family Transitions,"
Marquette Elder's Advisor:
2, Article 6.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.marquette.edu/elders/vol7/iss2/6