How the Elderly Lose Their Rights

After a stranger became their guardian, Rudy and Rennie North were moved to a nursing home and their property was sold.

Written by:

Rachel Aviv


October 9, 2017

haunting article by reporter-at-large Rachel Aviv, published in The New Yorker, shows how court appointed guardians can sell the assets and control the lives of senior citizens without their consent—and reap a profit from it.