Guardianships and conservatorships are important legal designations. They can be assigned to protect disabled children or minor children. The individuals who are placed in a guardian's or conservator's care are called wards.
Your parents raised you to adulthood and may have given you sound advice and financial help after you went out into the world. Like many other Iowa residents with aging parents, you may find it difficult to see your loved ones age and become less independent. You may even worry about them being victimized in financial scams or unable to take care of their daily needs.