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Buying a Car With Alzheimer’s. Seriously?

Posted on 09/4/2013 by |Caregiving | Comments

CaregivingI’ve seen the occasional sensational story about a car dealer selling someone who is cognitively impaired — think Alzheimer’s — a car, only to have family members march in and demand they take it back. But I thought it was rare. My AARP editor, though, knows six staffers who know someone with cognitive impairment who has managed to walk off with keys to a shiny new car. How could this happen? Were the dealers licking their chops when they saw …