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Old 04-21-2012, 09:53 PM   #3
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Re: Won't see a doctor about it

You may want to ask your Mom and Dad to assign POA to you or your siblings.
Now Mom is the spouse for Dad, but she needs to get the Power Of Attorney officially so she can help Dad in case he is incompetent. At the same time, ask them to designate another POA as backup. If Mom cannot be the POA when she is ill, the kids can be the POA.
Get the paperwork done first - the living will, health directive and POA.
Financially, the healthy ones should prepare to take over and etc.
I sure hope you will know what is wrong with Dad soon.
Once you are the POA, you can ask the doctors.

Hugs,
Nina

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