I very recently had an atty. draw up regular wills, health care directives (living wills) and POAs from each of my parents to me. The atty did the docs. but no advice how to proceed. I need a lot of info and I don't know where to begin. My mom has dementia and can't really make any decisions on her own. She agrees to everything my dad says. He is 90 now and is barely able to walk (even with his walker) or move out of or into a chair, etc.
Who do I give copies of the POAs to? All their doctors? And who else? I know their assisted living must get copies also.
I am having a very difficult time getting all the financial info I need from my dad. He gave me some account info, but not all. I also need to get specific info from him without prying it out of him. It is so difficult for me. My bro. lives far away and can't help in this regard, he can only advise me and that's not enough.
I really don't have the money to hire someone to help me with this. I recently sold my home and bought another one, because I couldn't afford my bills anymore. Almost went into foreclosure or bankruptcy.
I want to get all the financial info from my dad, before it is too late. Is it also necessary to have my name on his savings acct. and checking acct.? Will the POA allow me to do this on my own?
If anyone can give me any advice, I would be ever so grateful. Thank you!!