Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon and received the Distinguished Flying Cross in the Korean War and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. At 88, his legacy is secure. On earth, it is another matter. “The problem with vulnerable elderly is that many, such as Buzz Aldrin, have not planned their ‘Golden Years.’ Whom do they really trust to make critical choices about finances, and essential healthcare decisions? One needs a qualified expert to deal these complex tasks. The lack of expert elderly planning can result in exploitation,” says author Robert T. Fertig. “[Guardianship Realities] offers a perfect picture of what guardianship [really is like], a work that showcases the authors extensive experience in dealing with the protection of the most vulnerable people in our society – children and the elderly. Readers are introduced to a wide range of case studies, insightful and well-meaning tips and advice, and a critical look at the legal system and its processes when it comes to Guardianship.” -Christian Sia for Readers’ Favorite (FIVE STAR RATING). “If you’re not accused of something, you’re probably not doing your job,” said Professional Guardian Fernando. Those insightful words came true in 2017 when Fernando was falsely accused of exploitation. Years later, a jury found Fernando NOT GUILTY. The lesson for ALL is this: Guardians, Trustees, DPOA and Proxys are vulnerable to accusations by patients and relatives of something, especially if they are conscientiously doing their job.