I just read scary article where US courts can appoint any stranger to be guardian to your parents if they are deemed too old and senile to care for themselves. That means any rat (yes, that is exactly what they are) from the street can take course to become guardian and invade your parents, i.e. control their hard-earned money, sell their property, put them in nursing home. How the Elderly Lose Their Rights Luckily at this point my Dad still has all his senses, but he forgets here and there. I'm kind of concerned about someone seizing control. To the people in USA, how do you care for parents if they are in USA?