Can I force my difficult father to seek medical advice?

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Mother to scared to help as father can be "difficult"?

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I'd suggest a third party. If your mother is scared, the situation isn't good. She may need to leave. You can call social services and ask them to do a welfare check.

It would be great if your father had a friend who could talk him into seeing a doctor, but he may be past that point. Your mom needs to be considered and you likely can't handle it. Many people respond better to outside "authority."

Good luck,
Carol

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