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The definition of an incapacitated person under Pennsylvania law is an adult who is unable to receive and evaluate information effectively or communicate decisions to such an extent that they are unable to manage their financial resources or meet essential requirements for health and safety. If the mental capabilities of a loved one diminish, a Guardian needs to be appointed. This difficult decision needs to be made with care and advice from a competent attorney may help you understand the issues.